Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann is reportedly promised the club's iconic number 7 shirt if he completes a switch from Atletico Madrid to Old Trafford.
striker Atletico Madrid has reportedly been promised Antoine Griezmann 's iconic number 7 shirt if he completes a move to Old Trafford. Manchester United
The 25-year-old is thought to be United manager
's top target this summer, with some reports Jose Mourinho claiming that the Frenchman has already verbally agreed the finer details of the transfer.
According to the
Sunday People, as part of the deal Griezmann will have the honour of becoming United's number seven, following in the footsteps of , George Best , Bryan Robson , Eric Cantona and Griezmann's personal hero Cristiano Ronaldo . David Beckham
The newspaper claims that Griezmann will depart the Spanish capital for a transfer fee of £70m, however, which is significantly less than the
previously-reported offer of £100m and also some way short of his £86m release clause.
Enrique Cerezo insisted on Friday that the player will not be sold, claiming that he will stay with the club "for a long time".
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