Manchester United consider triggering Antoine Griezmann’s £46.1m release clause

Manchester United are considering the possibility of triggering the £46.1m release clause of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, according to the Daily Express. The Express suggest that despite seemingly being on the verge of sealing a deal for Monaco striker Anthony Martial, Louis van Gaal is determined to add further attacking depth, and the Frenchman has been earmarked as the man to provide that competitio. While it seems that the Red Devils may have left it too late to get a move for the 24-year-old across the line, United appear…

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New update in Antoine Griezmann’s £57m move to Man United revealed

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann is not likely to join Manchester United this summer, according to a report in the Daily Express. The France international had emerged as manager Louis van Gaal’s top target following the shock deal that took Barcelona winger Pedro to Chelsea last week. And despite claims in the Daily Mail suggesting a move was in the offing after finding out they could sign him for £57m, there appears to be no way that the Spaniards would be up for selling him now. At least that’s according…

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Man United gossip: Red Devils plan Pedro revenge and contract offered to Thomas Muller

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Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: The Red Devils are planning to get over the fact that they missed out on Barcelona winger Pedro, by making a stunning offer for former Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann, the Metro claim. The Frenchman has a £57m release clause in his contract, but that is not thought to be a problem for United. Louis van Gaal is also trying to lure Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller to the club this summer, according to the Metro. The Premier League side have offered…

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Man United to move for Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann as Blues close in on Pedro

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Manchester United are said to be weighing up a move for Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann after Chelsea beat them to the punch for Pedro, the Metro reports. The Barcelona man had looked destined to head for Old Trafford this summer, but United’s constant haggling over the price left the door open for Chelsea to jump in and land his signature (via Metro). The Metro claim that Pedro was seen as the ideal replacement for Angel Di Maria, but with just over 10 days left of the current transfer window…

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Chelsea gossip: Abramovic makes £50m transfer war chest available and targets Atletico wide man

Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour roundup. Chelsea have made a new £30m bid for Everton defender John Stones, 21, but may have to increase that by a further £10m to sign the England international, the Daily Telegraph reports. But Everton have told The Blues they will need to make Stones the Premier League’s most expensive defender if they wanted to bring him on board. In addition to Stones, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will be given funds by Russian owner Roman Abramovich to bring in two other top players…

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Roman Abramovic sanctions Chelsea move for Antoine Griezmann

Chelsea could be set to make a move for Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann before the transfer window closes as the Metro reports that Roman Abramovic has given a bid the green light. The Metro claim that Chelsea have been long time admirers of the France international, but have frequently been put off making an official approach due to Atletico’s insistence that he is not for sale. However, that may no longer matter as the Daily Star is hinting that not only will The Blues make another offer for Everton…

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Chelsea news: Juventus give up on Oscar, but Blues warned off John Stones

Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Chelsea: Everton manager Roberto Martinez has issued a defiant message regarding John Stones, who has been the subject of two bids from the Blues, the Daily Express report. The latest offer was worth £26m, but Martinez has explained that he does not plan to sell the England international. “They are going to be admiring his ability and what he is as a footballer but he is an Everton player and as you can imagine he is a big part of what we are…

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Chelsea gossip: Wonderkid deal agreed, and La Liga striker attracting interest

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Arda Turan wants Chelsea move because Atletico make him run too much Chelsea agree deal to sign Brazil wonderkid The Blues have beaten off competition from some of Europe’s biggest clubs, after agreeing a fee of £6.3m for Brazilian starlet Robert Kenedy, according to The Telegraph. Jose Mourinho is already closing in on a deal for Nathan, who has played alongside Kenedy for Brazil’s under-20 side. And it appears that the pair’s countryman Oscar will be staying…

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Atletico tell Chelsea ‘EXTRAORDINARY’ offer will seal Griezmann deal

Chelsea have apparently been told by Spanish giants Atletico Madrid that they can seal the inevitable signing of France international forward Antoine Griezmann if they make an ‘extraordinary’ offer for his services, according to respected journalist Graham Hunter (via the Metro). READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Chelsea midfielder refuses to rule out surprise Arsenal move Chelsea take lead in race to sign Paul Pogba The Blues have emerged as frontrunners to snap up the 24-year-old this summer, but Aletico are understandably reluctant to allow him to leave just 12…

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Atletico Madrid POWERLESS to stop Antoine Griezmann making Chelsea move

Respected football journalist Graham Hunter believes Spanish giants Atletico Madrid may be forced to sell star forward Antoine Griezmann this summer, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Chelsea midfielder refuses to rule out surprise Arsenal move Chelsea take lead in race to sign Paul Pogba The France international has been billed as a top priority for Blues boss Jose Mourinho this summer, but Atletico aren’t thought to be prepared to allow him to leave for any less than the £45m release clause installed in his contract.…

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Chelsea ready to DITCH wing ace in swap deal for Atletico Madrid star

Chelsea are said to be preparing a cash plus player deal to help them sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, with Mohamed Salah being offered up in exchange, according to the Daily Star. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Petr Cech’s Arsenal move edges closer Chelsea set to miss out on Belgian star The France international has been a target for Jose Mourinho before, and now looks to make another move for him again this summer in a bid to freshen up his attacking options. With Didier Drogba already gone,…

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Chelsea gossip: £45m swap deal lined up and striker move ‘days away’ from completion

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Wednesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip. Stoke City are expecting a formal bid from Chelsea for £8m-rated goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, 28, and will ask the Premier League champions to include Nigeria forward Victor Moses, 24, in any deal, according to the Daily Telegraph. However, the deal may have suffered a blow after Moses said he is unsure if he wants to return to Stoke City. The 24-year-old spent last season on loan at the Britannia Stadium from Chelsea, The Times report. It’s unlikely that Moses will want to…

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Chelsea gossip: Falcao backed to be a Blues hit and young stopper targets Stamford Bridge move

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Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Radamel Falcao has been backed to reach his potential at Chelsea, says Colombia manager Jose Pekerman, the Daily Mirror reports. The Premier League champions are on the cusp of securing a season-long loan for Falcao, despite only scoring four goals with Manchester United last term. Atletico Madrid have offered centre-back Toby Alderweireld, 26, in exchange for Chelsea left-back Filipe Luis but Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keeping the Spanish club waiting as he considers his options, The Telegraph reports. The Belgian international spent…

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Chelsea to miss out on £28.5m target as rivals line up STUNNING bid

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Chelsea could be set to miss out on signing Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann after Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain made a £28.5m bid for his services, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Nine Premier League bargain buys Former Burnley man signs for Tottenham Liverpool defender denies new deal is signed Griezmann was heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge earlier this month, but the Blues were apparently unwilling to meet the player’s £43m release clause. Atleti coach Diego Simeone is reluctant to let him move on, but…

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Jose Mourinho rules out summer move for in-demand La Liga forward

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has spoken out on the speculation linking him with Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann by ruling out a move for the France international this summer, according to the Daily Star. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Petr Cech to delay decision on Chelsea future The Blues have been heavily linked with a move for Griezmann’s signature recently, but Mourinho has ruled his side out of the race to snap him up ahead of the summer transfer window. Speaking with Spanish newspaper Marca, the Special One said:…

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Chelsea to make Atletico Madrid star their number one transfer target

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Chelsea will look to make two of three key additions during the transfer window, and will start by turning to Atletico Madrid for the second successive summer. READ MORE: Chelsea Goals and Highlights With Didier Drogba leaving the club, according to The Guardian, Jose Mourinho has pinpointed Antoine Griezmann as the man he hopes can help the Blues retain their Premier League title, 12 months after putting the same faith in Diego Costa. One stumbling block to any potential deal however, could be the £43m which The Guardian suggest it…

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