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Atletico Madrid rule out Griezmann sale?

Atletico Madrid rule out Griezmann sale?

Griezmann to stay at Atleti for long time - Cerezo

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has insisted that Antoine Griezmann will stay for many years to come amid interest from Manchester United.

Recent speculation has suggested that the France international has already agreed personal terms ahead of his proposed move to Old Trafford in the summer.

However, according to Cerezo, Griezmann is most likely to stay put at the club despite the continuous link with the former Premier League champions.

"Every time I see Antoine I give him a hug," Cerezo told Spanish radio station COPE.

"Antoine is a fantastic player and loves life at Atletico. I don't know what Manchester United's interest is, but Griezmann will be at Atletico for a long time."

Griezmann currently has a £86m release clause which could be triggered by Manchester United to engage the transfer.

Nevertheless, Atleti still have the option of offering a fresh contract to the Frenchman in order to increase or cancel out his escape clause.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has highlighted the need to recruit a world-class striker to his ranks in the summer with Zlatan Ibrahimovic approaching the final stages of his career.