Football

Antoine Griezmann.

Antoine Griezmann names the club he could leave Atletico Madrid for

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Antoine Griezmann's future has long been a talking point amongst fans and the media alike.

Ever since Euro 2016, where he scored six goals and led France to the final, the 25-year-old has been linked with moves to Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.

Even Chelsea are said to be interested in signing Atletico Madrid's prized asset, so much so that they're plotting a world-record move next summer.

SUBMIT AN ARTICLE

Apply to become a GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay5

Article continues below

Despite such persistant rumours, Griezmann has held firm and rejected the idea of leaving the Spanish capital, especially while manager Diego Simeone remains.

And the striker once again maintained that stance in a recent interview with French radio station France 3, but he did reveal the one club he could potentially join "someday".

Article continues below

He said, per Sky Sports: "You never know what will happen in the future but for the moment, PSG are not in my plans.

"Maybe someday but right now, Atletico Madrid is my team.

"I concentrate on Atletico Madrid, I am well at my team and my desire is to win something important at my club."

Valencia CF v Club Atletico de Madrid - La Liga

A second La Liga title in three years could well be in the offing for Griezmann and co. at the Vicente Calderon, with Los Rojiblancos top of the table after seven games.

A poor start saw Atletico draw against Alaves and Leganes in their opening two games, but they've since secured 13 points out of a possible 15.

Griezmann has played an major role in that run, too, scoring six goals so far and topping the La Liga goalscoring charts, one ahead of Barcelona's Luis Suarez.

FBL-ESP-LIGA-ATLETICO-DEPORTIVO

It's this kind of form that Simeone hopes will see Griezmann fulfil his vast potential in the near future, with the 46-year-old determined to stay at Atletico and help his star striker.

In the build up to September 28's win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League, he said: "I don't feel like Griezmann's mentor, I'm just his coach who helps him as a footballer and as a person.

"We're helping an extraordinary footballer reach his full potential and I'm just like any other in achieving that."

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Paul Pogba
Paris Saint-Germain
La Liga
Football
Manchester United
UEFA Champions League
Fernando Torres
Paris Saint-Germain

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again