Antoine Griezmann unsure on Real Sociedad future

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Antoine Griezmann concedes he is unsure if he is set to play his final game for Real Sociedad this weekend, with the French forward adding that his future will become clearer once he has completed his international duties at the World Cup this summer. Griezmann has been linked with a transfer to Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United.

The 23-year-old has enjoyed a stellar season, scoring 16 times and providing three assists from a predominately wide left role, and will have the opportunity to conclude his La Liga campaign in fine fashion when Real Sociedad host Villarreal on Sunday.

With speculation about a proposed transfer to the Premier League persisting, it may well be that this outing at Anoeta may be Griezmann’s last in the white and blue of Real Sociedad, but he claims not be thinking of the Emirates Stadium, Anfield or Old Trafford just yet.

“I do not think about it much. I will just be trying to win if I play, give everything, and that's it, nothing more,” Griezmann told AS.

"That's a thing of the club and my agent. I'm here enjoying myself and we'll see what can happen."

He added: “I’ll be in Brazil to concentrate on giving everything for my country at the World Cup.

“I do not know [about my future after the World Cup]. First there is Villarreal, then the World Cup and then we'll see. I hope to have vacation and then we'll see what happens.”

Griezmann, who is contracted until 2016, is reported to be rated at around £25 million, so Arsenal, Liverpool or Manchester United would have to spend significantly if they harbour any genuine hopes of signing the player.

Arsene Wenger, Brendan Rodgers and, most likely Louis van Gaal, are all likely to be in the market for potential goalscoring reinforcements during the summer transfer window, although all for slightly different reasons.

Arsenal are in clear need of competition and support for Olivier Giroud - their only senior central striker - while Liverpool will require greater options given the increase in fixtures they will have next season following a return to the Champions League.

Manchester United, meanwhile, may have to bolster their attacking options if Javier Hernandez and Shinji Kagawa leave the club in the coming months.

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