Antoine Griezmann always wanted to stay despite Manchester United link, claims Filipe Luis
Antoine Griezmann always wanted to stay at Atletico Madrid despite Manchester United’s interest this summer, according to Filipe Luis.
The 26-year-old was reportedly one of Jose Mourinho’s top targets but ended up staying at Atletico following the club’s transfer ban.
The France international, who was expected to join United for €100 million (£88m), was rewarded for his loyalty with a new contract.
And despite being linked with a move to Old Trafford, Filipe Luis claims Griezmann was always going to stay at Atletico for another year.
‘[Griezmann] is a kid who speaks very clearly,’ the... read more
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