Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester City have joined the race for Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann, according to The Daily Mail.
The Atletico Madrid attacker has been one of the most prolific forwards in European football over the last few years, given that he netted 32 goals in just 54 games for Diego Simeone’s side last term, as well as 23 in 43 for the Spanish giants this time round, which totals a staggering 132 goals in just 351 club appearances.
He furthered his incredible prowess in front of goal with a late equaliser in their 1-1 draw with capital rivals Real Madrid on Saturday, a result which leaves Simeone’s men third in La Liga and ten points adrift of Zinedine Zidane’s side.
And, with Griezmann’s future having been subject to speculation for much of the season, it appears that Antonio Conte’s Chelsea and Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are also after the France international, who scored six goals in seven games at last year’s European Championships.
Both have reportedly made contact with the 26-year-old over a potential move to England, although Griezmann said yesterday that he is ‘happy at Atletico’, it still remains to be seen whether he does move away from the Spanish club this summer.
Jose Mourinho’s United have been repeatedly linked with a move for the 26-year-old, and with Real Madrid and Luis Enrique’s Barcelona also thought to be interested in Griezmann, it could be a transfer saga that rumbles on for a while as several of Europe’s top teams look to land one of Europe’s top players.