Mourinho intensifies bid for Atletico striker Griezmann

Mourinho intensifies bid for Atletico striker Griezmann

- Jose Mourinho is considering bringing Atletico Madrid striker Antonine Griezmann to Old Trafford 

- The Frenchman has been a long time target for the the Portuguese manager

- Manchester United legend Paul Scholes also believes that the forward would be a good buy for United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been reportedly targeting Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann ahead of the January 2017 transfer window.

Mourinho intensifies bid for Atletico striker Griezmann

[caption id="attachment_1061957" align="alignnone" width="594"] Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann[/caption]

The Portuguese man was said to be interested in the Frenchman since he won the Golden boots award at the Euro 2016 Championship when he scored six goals for France.

Jose Mourinho is now preparing a mega deal for the forward who has been impressive this season for Atletico Madrid.

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Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes stated before Manchester United's 4-0 win over Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday, November 24, 2016 that Antoine Griezmann will be a good player for his former team.

''I think Antoine Griezmann will be up there because he is a top forward that will be needed at Manchester United, and we need to be in the market for him,'' Scholes explained

Manchester United are currently sixth on the premier League standings with 19 points from 12 games played this season.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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