Griezmann refuses to rule out Real Madrid move

ShareClose Comments
The France international was not quick to play down the chance of a switch to the Santiago Bernabeu, but insists he is content where he is

Antoine Griezmann has refused to rule out the possibility of a switch to Real Madrid, but stresses that he is happy at Atletico Madrid.

The question of Griezmann's future has been the subject of intense transfer speculation in recent months with the France international linked to a number of clubs, including Premier League giants Manchester United.

Real confirm Pepe has broken ribs

However, Liga behemoths Real Madrid emerged as a shock potential destination for the 26-year-old ahead of the Madrid derby on Saturday.

Antoine Griezmann Real Madrid Atletico Madrid La Liga

Griezmann scored the equaliser to frustrate Zinedine Zidane's side at the Santiago Bernabeu, cancelling out Pepe's opener, and he was cool when questioned about the idea of joining Madrid after the game.

"I don't rule anything out," the French star told reporters after scoring the crucial leveller for Diego Simeone's side, before adding: "But I'm happy at Atletico."

Griezmann has been touted as a target for a host of clubs, but Atleti president Enrico Cerezo hinted that he could well opt to remain with the Basque outfit, arguing that, like their rivals, they have "everything a player could want."

Following his goal against Madrid, he now has 15 goals in 30 Liga appearances this term, taking his overall goal tally for Atleti this season to 23 goals in all competitions.

Next article:
ISL 2017: Bengaluru FC’s Albert Roca - Better not to talk about refereeing
Next article:
January transfer news & rumours: Alexis Sanchez rejects lucrative China move
Next article:
ISL 2017: Mumbai City FC 0-1 ATK - Visitors register first win of the season
Next article:
Lukaku and Man Utd strike back at ‘Park the Bus’ critics
Next article:
Manchester United target Malcom going nowhere, says Bordeaux chief
Close