Antoine Griezmann

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Manchester United ‘willing to throw the house out the window’ for £175.5m Atletico Madrid egotist

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According to Don Balon, Manchester United are ‘willing to throw the house out the window’ to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann this summer. The £175.5m French international has been heavily linked with Barcelona, but the report states his ego might be too big for the Catalans giants.

Atletico draw to leave Barcelona even closer to title

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid warmed up for their Europa League clash with Arsenal by playing out a 0-0 draw with in-form Betis in La Liga on Sunday, a result that left Barcelona closer still to the Spanish title.

Antoine Griezmann was left out of the starting line-up by coach Diego Simeone and Atletico drew a second blank in four days, following their 3-0 defeat away at Real Sociedad on Thursday.

Juanmi double blows hole in Atletico title hopes

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Madrid (AFP) – A brace from late substitute Juanmi sealed a precious 3-0 win for Real Sociedad on Thursday to virtually end Atletico Madrid’s fading hopes of challenging for the Spanish league title.

With a 12-point deficit to Barcelona, Atletico were already facing an uphill task to overhaul the runaway La Liga leaders.

Juanmi double blows hole in Atletico title hopes

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Madrid (AFP) – A brace from late substitute Juanmi sealed a precious 3-0 win for Real Sociedad on Thursday to virtually end Atletico Madrid’s fading hopes of challenging for the Spanish league title.

With a 12-point deficit to Barcelona, Atletico were already facing an uphill task to overhaul the runaway La Liga leaders.

Torres and Griezmann on target as Atletico stroll past Levante

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Madrid (Spain) (AFP) – Fernando Torres marked the announcement of his Atletico Madrid departure with a goal after coming off the bench to score in a 3-0 win over Levante on Sunday.

Six days after confirming he will be leaving his boyhood club at the end of the season, Torres rolled back the years with a volleyed finish the 34-year-old would have been proud of in his prime.

Torres and Griezmann on target as Atletico stroll past Levante

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Madrid (Spain) (AFP) – Fernando Torres marked the announcement of his Atletico Madrid departure with a goal after coming off the bench to score in a 3-0 win over Levante on Sunday.

Six days after confirming he will be leaving his boyhood club at the end of the season, Torres rolled back the years with a volleyed finish the 34-year-old would have been proud of in his prime.

Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in Europa League semi-final

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Arsenal will face Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals of the Europa League in a mouth-watering clash of two big clubs that have taken a backseat in their domestic leagues in recent years.

French club Marseille will play FC Salzburg, the club backed by soft drinks giant Red Bull, in the other semi-final.

Wednesday Kickoff: Guardiola critical of referee, Atletico push to keep Griezmann and more

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One manager was highly critical of a referee following a Champions League exit while one of La Liga's biggest stars remains the subject of transfer talk.

Pep Guardiola criticized referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz after being sent to the stands in Tuesday's Champions League defeat to Liverpool, stating that the referee "likes to be special".

Monday Kickoff: Griezmann denies Barca links, Salah questionable for Man City clash, and more

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While one star denied a transfer move, another's immediate future is up in the air with a gigantic match looming.

Antoine Griezmann says reports linking him with a Barcelona move are "not good information". (REPORT)

Jurgen Klopp says he is "not sure 100 percent" if Mohamed Salah will play against Manchester City in this week's Champions League quarterfinal second leg.

Manchester City could agree part-ex deal worth £88m with Atletico Madrid for £192k-per-week star

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester City are considering a part-exchange deal with Atletico Madrid for Antoine Griezmann. Sergio Aguero could be used as a makeweight as a result of his injury problems and advancing age, let alone his ties to the Spanish club.

The 29-year-old joined City from Atleti in 2011 and has gone on to score and create 257 goals in 290 games.

Manchester United blow as Barcelona agree £88m deal for £192k-per-week star

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Manchester United have been dealt a major blow, with Barcelona agreeing an £88m deal with Atletico Madrid for French striker Antoine Griezmann, reports The S*n.

The £192k-per-week star looks on his way to the Camp Nou, not Old Trafford, at the end of the season. He’s been in fine form this season, scoring 23 goals in all competitions, and will make up an outstanding Barcelona attack already featuring Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho.

Wednesday Kickoff: Griezmann's future, Neymar injury and more

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While one star's future will be decided soon, another's recovery remains a talking point heading towards the World Cup.

Antoine Griezmann says his club future will be decided before the World Cup. (REPORT)

Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar says he and the medical team at PSG have been in "total harmony" over Neymar's injury treatment.

Manchester City could sign £192k-per-week 'plan b' instead of £198m 'crack'

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester City are considering an approach for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann if they can’t land the signature of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane this summer.

Kane is a top target for Pep Guardiola, having scored 24 goals in 29 Premier League games this season.

Europa League: Antoine Griezmann Ices Cake With Stunning Chip As Atletico Madrid Demolish Lokomotiv Moscow (Video)

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Atletico Madrid made light work of Lokomotiv Moscow to reach the Europa League quarter-finals, smashing five past their Russian hosts in the second leg to amass a yawning 8-1 aggregate victory.

Andrea Correa kicked off an impressive performance by opening the scoring in the 16th minute, only for Maciej Rybus to equalise for Lokomotiv four minutes later with a 25-yard stonker.

Atletico’s Griezmann aiming to extend Barcelona dip

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann goes up against Barcelona on Sunday, looking to derail the title charge of a club he may yet join in the summer.

Barca were forced last month to deny claims they had agreed a deal to sign the Frenchman, whose relentless run of form since the turn of the year now stands as the principal threat to them toasting a 25th La Liga triumph.

Atletico’s Griezmann aiming to extend Barcelona dip

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann goes up against Barcelona on Sunday, looking to derail the title charge of a club he may yet join in the summer.

Barca were forced last month to deny claims they had agreed a deal to sign the Frenchman, whose relentless run of form since the turn of the year now stands as the principal threat to them toasting a 25th La Liga triumph.

Head And Shoulders Above The Rest: Antoine Griezmann Scores Four As Atletico Madrid Batter Leganes (Vido)

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Reported to be on his way to Barcelona in the summer, French striker Antoine Griezmann once again showed why he is so in demand by netting all four goals in his Atletico Madrid's demolition of Leganes on Wednesday night.

Griezmann opened the scoring on 26 minutes after being set up by Spanish schemer Koke.

China’s troubled Wanda sells stake in Atletico Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Troubled Chinese conglomerate Wanda has decided to sell its 17 percent stake in Spain’s Atletico Madrid to Israeli group Quantum Pacific but will remain a sponsor, the football club announced Wednesday.

“The decision to divest is part of the global strategy of Dalian Wanda Group,” the top-flight club where French star Antoine Griezmann plays said in a statement, without giving the amount of the sale.

China’s troubled Wanda sells stake in Atletico Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Troubled Chinese conglomerate Wanda has decided to sell its 17 percent stake in Spain’s Atletico Madrid to Israeli group Quantum Pacific but will remain a sponsor, the football club announced Wednesday.

“The decision to divest is part of the global strategy of Dalian Wanda Group,” the top-flight club where French star Antoine Griezmann plays said in a statement, without giving the amount of the sale.

Early Griezmann goal enough for Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann scored after just 39 seconds as Atletico Madrid won 1-0 away at bottom side Malaga on Saturday to move to within six points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

The French striker fired home his eighth league goal of the campaign from inside the box after a Saul Niguez shot was deflected into his path.

Quick-fire Escudero helps Sevilla down Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Sergio Escudero’s goal after just 24 seconds set Sevilla on their way to a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid and a place in the Spanish Copa del Rey semi-finals on Tuesday.

Sevilla, finalists in 2016, were in charge of this quarter-final with a 2-1 first leg success.

And Escudero’s lightning contribution all but sealed Atletico’s fate.

Quick-fire Escudero helps Sevilla down Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Sergio Escudero’s goal after just 24 seconds set Sevilla on their way to a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid and a place in the Spanish Copa del Rey semi-finals on Tuesday.

Sevilla, finalists in 2016, were in charge of this quarter-final with a 2-1 first leg success.

And Escudero’s lightning contribution all but sealed Atletico’s fate.

Quick-fire Escudero helps Sevilla down Atletico Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Sergio Escudero’s goal after just 24 seconds set Sevilla on their way to a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid and a place in the Spanish Copa del Rey semi-finals on Tuesday.

Sevilla, finalists in 2016, were in charge of this quarter-final with a 2-1 first leg success.

And Escudero’s lightning contribution all but sealed Atletico’s fate.

Quick-fire Escudero helps Sevilla down Atletico Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Sergio Escudero’s goal after just 24 seconds set Sevilla on their way to a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid and a place in the Spanish Copa del Rey semi-finals on Tuesday.

Sevilla, finalists in 2016, were in charge of this quarter-final with a 2-1 first leg success.

And Escudero’s lightning contribution all but sealed Atletico’s fate.

Arsenal & Liverpool will wait until the summer to battle for £90m ace’s signature

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Atletico Madrid fail to cut gap to Barcelona with Girona draw

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann’s first goal in six league games wasn’t enough for Atletico Madrid as they drew 1-1 with Girona on Saturday and gave Barcelona a chance to extend their lead at the top of La Liga.

Griezmann lashed home a brave Diego Costa knockdown in the 34th minute but Portu snatched a shock equaliser for the away side 17 minutes from time, meaning that Atletico stay second and move up to 43 points, five ahead of Valencia, who can draw level with Atletico if they win at Las Palmas later.

Atletico Madrid fail to cut gap to Barcelona with Girona draw

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann’s first goal in six league games wasn’t enough for Atletico Madrid as they drew 1-1 with Girona on Saturday and gave Barcelona a chance to extend their lead at the top of La Liga.

Griezmann lashed home a brave Diego Costa knockdown in the 34th minute but Portu snatched a shock equaliser for the away side 17 minutes from time, meaning that Atletico stay second and move up to 43 points, five ahead of Valencia, who can draw level with Atletico if they win at Las Palmas later.

Antoine Griezmann demanding £400,000-a-week from Man Utd

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Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann wants a £400,000-a-week salary in order to join Manchester United, according to The Sun. The France...

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Diego Costa sent off after scoring Atletico winner

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid unleashed Diego Costa in La Liga on Saturday and the controversial centre-forward scored the winner before being sent off in a 2-0 home win over regional rivals Getafe.

Atletico’s transfer ban ended last week and Costa was playing his first league game since rejoining the Spanish club from Chelsea.

Costa sent off after scoring Atletico winner

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid unleashed Diego Costa in La Liga on Saturday and the controversial centre-forward scored the winner before being sent off in a 2-0 home win over regional rivals Getafe.

Atletico’s transfer ban ended last week and Costa was playing his first league game since rejoining the Spanish club from Chelsea.

Costa sent off after scoring Atletico winner

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid unleashed Diego Costa in La Liga on Saturday and the controversial centre-forward scored the winner before being sent off in a 2-0 home win over regional rivals Getafe.

Atletico’s transfer ban ended last week and Costa was playing his first league game since rejoining the Spanish club from Chelsea.

Griezmann leaves Atletico for £100m on £300k-per-week contract – Manchester United’s dream January

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly considering a £100m swoop for another attacker, after losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku to injury.

Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is believed to be the player on United’s shortlist, having missed out on his signature last summer, which resulted in Romelu Lukaku joining instead.

Man Utd target under fire for blackface costume

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Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann has been accused of racism after blacking up for a fancy dress costume. The Atletico Madrid star was...

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Atletico must prove to Griezmann he does not need to leave – Simeone

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone admits his club must show they can match Antoine Griezmann’s ambition if they want to hold onto the striker this summer.

Griezmann has scored 19 goals in 22 games since the turn of the year and continues to be linked with Barcelona, who denied publically in January they had struck a deal to sign the Frenchman.

‘You know where I am’ Benzema tells Deschamps

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Madrid (AFP) – Karim Benzema will not make any attempt to persuade Didier Deschamps to take him to the World Cup, the Real Madrid star telling the France coach: “If you need me, you know where I am”.

Benzema has not played for his country since October 2015 after being charged in connection with an alleged blackmail of his French teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

‘You know where I am’ Benzema tells Deschamps

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Madrid (AFP) – Karim Benzema will not make any attempt to persuade Didier Deschamps to take him to the World Cup, the Real Madrid star telling the France coach: “If you need me, you know where I am”.

Benzema has not played for his country since October 2015 after being charged in connection with an alleged blackmail of his French teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

Griezmann sets sights on Barca after Leganes quadruple

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann made it back-to-back hat-tricks by putting four goals past Leganes and now Atletico Madrid’s star striker has Barcelona in his sights.

Atletico and their French maestro go up against the La Liga leaders on Sunday and will arrive brimming with confidence after subjecting Leganes to a 4-0 demolition, with Griezmann again the star of the show.

Arsenal paired with AC Milan in Europa League last 16

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Arsenal, the last surviving British club, on Friday drew seven-time European champion AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Arsenal struggled to overcome Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the last round, being booed off by their fans at the Emirates after losing 2-1 on Thursday but going through 4-2 win on aggregate.

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Man Utd end Antoine Griezmann interest

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FAIL: Antoine Griezmann Posts Pathetic Fancy Dress Blackface Photo On Instagram

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Antoine Griezmann scored a massive own-goal on social media on Sunday, after the French striker posted a picture of himself before a fancy dress party, 'blacked-up' as an NBA basketball player.

The Atletico Madrid star posted the photo on Instagram, with the caption '80s party", along with a basketball and laughing emoji.