Antoine Griezmann, before a match with FC Barcelona


The Manchester United tried to sign Griezmann and received a 'no'

Published:12/10/2019 - 23:59h

Updated:13/10/2019 - 07:21h

After Antoine Griezmann confirmed his wishes to go out of the Atlético at the beginning of the past summer, the Manchester United tried to sign him. The Frenchman, however, already knew that will go to Barça

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Antoine Griezmann is not finish of cuajar in the FC Barcelona, but can not deny that the Frenchman wanted to play in the Camp Nou from the beginning. Proof of this is the information that has destapado in the last hours 'The Athletic' from England, when ensuring that the Manchester United tanteó the signing of the French star at the beginning of the past summer, and this answered with a refusal.

Griezmann Announced just when finish the season with the Athletic that would not be still in the club rojiblanco, and during several weeks kept the uncertainty to know where would play the following season. In these first days, the player Frenchman was contacted by the managers of the sportive plot of the Manchester United, that was very interested in hiring him so that it played in Old Trafford.

The 'network devils' were had to pay the 120 million euros of the clause of rescission of 'Griezzy', but the footballer Frenchman confirmed them, always according to the quoted half, that already had an agreement with the FC Barcelona and that had the intention to respect it. Griezmann Already had left clear in more than an occasion that wanted to follow playing in LaLiga and residing in Spain, where has happened all his sportive career.

First in the Real Sociedad, afterwards in the Athletic and now in the FC Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann is fully adapted to Spain with his family, and did not have intention of mudarse to England to play in a Manchester United, besides, that carries years without being a fearsome rival in the fight by titles of prestige like the UEFA Champions League.

Still it has not adapted to the FC Barcelona

And after the stray final with the Athletic of Madrid in front of the Real Madrid, in 2016, Griezmann wanted to take out the spine fichando by a FC Barcelona where would have the opportunity to play at the side of the best of the world. Up to now, at least to individual level, can not say that to the Frenchman is going him too well. Neither it is playing badly, but is not showing neither of far all the potential that yes could see in Wanda Metropolitan.

It needs time to finish to adapt to the team culé, to his style of game and to all what involves a radical change of club after almost a polish to the orders of Diego Pablo Simeone. Probably in Manchester would have lived a similar situation if it had accessed to dress of 'network devil'. Over time, the fan culé wait that Griezmann offer a higher performance and of regular form. The player, for the moment, is committed and decided to be followed improving. If it will do it or no, we will know it in question of months.

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