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AS REPORTED BY 'THE TIMES'

Griezmann could be the great victim of the 'Cristiano case'

Published:24/07/2022 - 18:16h

Updated:24/07/2022 - 18:16h

The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo to Atlético de Madrid could directly affect Antoine Griezmann. And it is that according to 'The Times', the mattress makers would put the Frenchman on the market to make room for the Portuguese star

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The future of Cristiano Ronaldo keeps on being one of the greater incógnitas of the football. In spite of having returned to the Manchester United does a season, the legendary forward would not be happy with the current situation of the 'network devils' and has done them arrive his wish to change of 'airs' during this window estival. The mancunianos culminated a disappointing campaign, situating in the sixth place of the table and going in by the 'window' to the Europe League. Besides, 'you grieve' they have moved in this market of signings, by what 'CR7' would want to abandon Old Trafford alleging lacking of 'ambition' by part of the club.

In this sense, the maximum goleador in the history of the football decided 'go down' of the pre-season of the directed by Erik Have Hag and did not join to the rest of the staff in the expedition of the square in Thailand, Australia and Norwegian in where they contested his first friendly parties of the year futbolístico. The attacker sustained his absence arguing "personal reasons", but everything aims to that would be 'apurando' his exit of Manchester to put course to a team that contest the next edition of the Champions.

By this reason, the situation of the Portuguese star has shot the rumours regarding the possible interest of several clubs in doing with his services. Paris Saint-Germain, the Bayern of Munich, Chelsea and even the FC Barcelona are only some of the teams to which has linked to the Portuguese. However, an option that seems to have taken strength in the last weeks has been the one of the Athletic of Madrid, those who would want to incorporate to the footballer to be able to compete to national and continental level.

Now, the British newspaper 'The Times' has added him more 'firewood to the fire' when informing that the square colchonera would be treating to give off of Antoine Griezmann in order to be able to tackle the contracting of Cristiano. The 'Cholo' Simeone has several active of category in the forward, where names like Joao Félix, Correa, Cunha and the 'Principito' are leading. That's why the 'rojiblancos' would want to recess his mass salarial to be able to do charge of the wage of the Portuguese and the French would be the 'sacrificed'.

The PSG refused him

Of the same way, the English newspaper sustains that Griezmann would have been offered to Paris Saint-Germain, receiving a negative answer from a Park of the Princes in where they have a 'overbooking' in attack. Besides, the situation of Antoine is complicated, since the Atleti activated this summer his second year of cession and to be able to undo of him would have to pay him to the Barça the 40 'kilos' of his option of purchase, a stage that to day of today would be unfeasible. The true is that Christian will have to define his destination the sooner possible, and for now, Wanda Metropolitan presents like his only exit, although his arrival would depend on a 'miracle'.

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