Atletico Madrid are certain that star striker Antoine Griezmann will leave the club to join Manchester United next summer.
According to Independent, talks have already been ongoing between the two clubs and Griezmann is likely to be a Man United player in a deal worth £100million.
Atleti are already looking at possible replacements for Griezmann with former player Diego Costa eyed as a potential replacement.
Griezmann-Pogba relation a factor
Over the last few weeks, there have been concrete reports of Griezmann moving to Old Trafford and much of it is down to his friendship with Paul Pogba.
Griezmann has expressed his interest in playing with Pogba at club level and since the “DABBER” has recently United, the only probable chance of the duo playing together is at Manchester United.
TRANSFER CENTRE: Pep planning £100m Messi offer? Man Utd to sign Antoine Griezmann? The very latest here: https://t.co/Pf3FlBMaOd pic.twitter.com/b8xjqjGis0
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 17, 2017
Chances of Griezmann signing for Man United – 4/5
If Jose Mourinho wants a player, invariably he gets him at any cost. Griezmann is seen as an ideal Manchester United signing who is fluent on and off the pitch. Given the endless money backing United have, this deal looks certain to be completed sooner rather than later.