Antoine Griezmann’s advisor Eric Olhats has revealed that both Manchester City and Manchester United are amongst a group of top European football clubs that are interested in signing the Atletico Madrid star.

The 26-year-old has established himself as one of the best strikers in the world, scoring 22 goals in 42 appearances this season.

According to his agent, an array of top football clubs including City, United, Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid are keen to lure the talented attacker away from Madrid.

However, he revealed that they must fulfil the criteria of earning a spot in the Champions League in order to have a chance of landing Griezmann.

“Chelsea, Manchester City, Barcelona and even Real have knocked on the door to see where things are, everyone comes to see what is do-able, and what is not do-able, that’s normal. It’s a game of musical chairs,” Oldhats told French broadcaster RMC.

“I heard that Manchester United was done, was signed, but we don’t know if they’ll play in the Champions League. That’s important, I must say. Manchester United have made an approach to inform themselves, just like all the others.”

The Citizens are currently fourth in the Premier League and with eight games left to play, Pep Guardiola’s men are expected to finish above their rivals the Red Devils and qualify for the Champions League next year.

However, United are still on course for a seat at Europe’s top table, providing they emerge triumphant in the Europa league.


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