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Griezmann among goals as Atletico Madrid gain upper hand against Leverkusen

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Leverkusen (Germany) (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann was among the scorers for Atletico Madrid as they weathered a late storm against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday to claim a 4-2 victory in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann scored to put the Spanish side two goals up at the interval, but Leverkusen pulled one back through Karim Bellarabi at the start of the second half.

Griezmann among goals as Atletico Madrid gain upper hand against Leverkusen

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Leverkusen (Germany) (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann was among the scorers for Atletico Madrid as they weathered a late storm against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday to claim a 4-2 victory in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann scored to put the Spanish side two goals up at the interval, but Leverkusen pulled one back through Karim Bellarabi at the start of the second half.

Man Utd Target Antoine Griezmann Insists He’s Perfectly Happy At Atletico Madrid Thank You Very Much

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With a prospective move to Manchester United keeping the rumour mill churning for what seems like an age, Antoine Griezmann has finally piped up to let everybody know that's he's perfectly happy at Atletico Madrid.

That said, in doing so, the French forwardalso revealed that he's been studiously mulling over his options of late.

Griezmann happy in Madrid despite Man Utd link

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann insists he feels “great” in the Spanish capital and hailed the impact Atletico boss Diego Simeone has had on his career despite being consistently linked with a big money move to the Premier League.

Manchester United lead the chase for Griezmann, who has a 100 million euro ($106 million) buyout clause inserted into a new contract he signed with Atletico in June last year.

Griezmann happy in Madrid despite Man Utd link

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann insists he feels “great” in the Spanish capital and hailed the impact Atletico boss Diego Simeone has had on his career despite being consistently linked with a big money move to the Premier League.

Manchester United lead the chase for Griezmann, who has a 100 million euro ($106 million) buyout clause inserted into a new contract he signed with Atletico in June last year.

Griezmann seals Atletico fightback, Sevilla stay third

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann sealed a thrilling Atletico Madrid comeback from 2-1 down with four minutes remaining to beat Celta Vigo 3-2 and move into fourth in La Liga.

Sevilla remain four points ahead of Atletico in third as they moved within three points of leaders Real Madrid thanks to substitute Joaquin Correa’s winner 10 minutes from time in a 1-0 win at Las Palmas.

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Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says Antoine Griezmann is "delighted" with the club as rumors continue about a move to Manchester United.

Barcelona rue missed chance despite Atletico lead

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona coach Luis Enrique admitted missed chances leave his side with still some work to do to reach a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final despite taking a 2-1 semi-final, first leg lead over Atletico Madrid.

Sensational strikes from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi had Barca cruising at half-time at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday.

Barcelona rue missed chance despite Atletico lead

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona coach Luis Enrique admitted missed chances leave his side with still some work to do to reach a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final despite taking a 2-1 semi-final, first leg lead over Atletico Madrid.

Sensational strikes from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi had Barca cruising at half-time at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday.

Griezmann Off To Old Trafford? Atletico Already Searching For His Replacement

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In news that will delight Manchester United fans and maybe annoy Arsenal fans, reports this morning claim Atletico Madrid are prepared to move for Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez as a replacement for Antoine Griezmann who has been linked with a move to Manchester United in the last few days.

Arsenal are still unable to get both Sanchez and Mesut Ozil to agree to new contracts and with both players' contracts ending in in less than 18 months, there is a big chance that the Gunners will lose either or both of them.

Sevilla maintain pressure on Madrid, Griezmann saves Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla produced another late fightback to remain just one point behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid after twice coming from behind to edge out rock bottom Osasuna 4-3 on Sunday.

However, Atletico Madrid lost further ground on the top three as they needed a spectacular Antoine Griezmann equaliser 10 minutes from time to secure a 2-2 draw at Athletic Bilbao.

Sevilla maintain pressure on Madrid, Griezmann saves Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla produced another late fightback to remain just one point behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid after twice coming from behind to edge out rock bottom Osasuna 4-3 on Sunday.

However, Atletico Madrid lost further ground on the top three as they needed a spectacular Antoine Griezmann equaliser 10 minutes from time to secure a 2-2 draw at Athletic Bilbao.

Barca end Sociedad hoodoo, Atletico cruise

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona ended a decade-long drought without winning away to Real Sociedad on Thursday as Neymar's first-half penalty handed the Spanish champions a 1-0 Copa del Rey quarter-final, first leg lead.

Atletico Madrid also took a huge step towards the semi-finals as goals from Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa and Kevin Gameiro downed an under-strength Eibar 3-0 at the Vicente Calderon.

Barca end Sociedad hoodoo, Atletico cruise

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona ended a decade-long drought without winning away to Real Sociedad on Thursday as Neymar's first-half penalty handed the Spanish champions a 1-0 Copa del Rey quarter-final, first leg lead.

Atletico Madrid also took a huge step towards the semi-finals as goals from Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa and Kevin Gameiro downed an under-strength Eibar 3-0 at the Vicente Calderon.

Atletico cruise past Eibar, towards Cup semis

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid took a huge step towards the Copa del Rey semi-finals as goals from Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa and Kevin Gameiro downed an under-strength Eibar 3-0 in their quarter-final, first leg on Thursday.

In contrast to the Basque visitors, Atletico boss Diego Simeone named a strong, attack-minded side and was rewarded early on when Griezmann pounced on an error from Eibar goalkeeper Yoel Rodriguez to nod home his 13th goal of the season.

Atletico cruise past Eibar, towards Cup semis

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid took a huge step towards the Copa del Rey semi-finals as goals from Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa and Kevin Gameiro downed an under-strength Eibar 3-0 in their quarter-final, first leg on Thursday.

In contrast to the Basque visitors, Atletico boss Diego Simeone named a strong, attack-minded side and was rewarded early on when Griezmann pounced on an error from Eibar goalkeeper Yoel Rodriguez to nod home his 13th goal of the season.

After Griezmann, Manchester United Plan Mega Signing Of Chelsea Target

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Manchester United are planning a move for Monaco winger Bernardo Silva this summer in a deal worth £70 million, according to various reports.

The Red Devils look set for a huge summer with the club widely expected to bring in Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann worth up to €100m.

Reports have even claimed that the France striker has already agreed a deal to join the club while manager Diego Simeone has admitted Atletico Madrid will not stand in his way.

Antoine Griezmann’s Likely Jersey Number At Manchester United Is Revealed

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Antoine Griezmann could be handed the No.7 shirt should he make the switch to Manchester United in the summer, according to the Manchester Evening News.

The shirt is currently taken by Memphis Depay who is on the verge of a January move to Lyon after falling out of favour at Old Trafford.

The Dutchman's departure will leave the shirt free for the rest of the season with Antoine Griezmann heavily tipped to join the Red Devils in the summer.

Antonio Conte Planning January signings.

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is planning to improve his squad in the January transfer window despite recently breaking the club record of 12 consecutive victories in the Premier League.

The Blues are top of the Premier League standings at the time of writing where they have a six-point cushion ahead of second-placed Liverpool.

FIFA Announce Three-Man Shortlist For Best Player Award

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Interesting move by FIFA who have named their contenders for The Best FIFA Football Awards™. The winners will be crowned in Zurich on 9 January 2017.

The three nominees are Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid), Antoine Griezmann (France/Atletico Madrid) and Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona).

Atletico seek Real revenge in last Calderon derby

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid host Real Madrid for the last time in La Liga at the Vicente Calderon on Saturday with the pain of a second Champions League final defeat in three years to their city rivals still fresh in the memory.

However, both sides have been troubled by severe injury problems with Atletico's top scorer Antoine Griezmann and Real captain Sergio Ramos facing a race against time to be fit.

Atletico seek Real revenge in last Calderon derby

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid host Real Madrid for the last time in La Liga at the Vicente Calderon on Saturday with the pain of a second Champions League final defeat in three years to their city rivals still fresh in the memory.

However, both sides have been troubled by severe injury problems with Atletico's top scorer Antoine Griezmann and Real captain Sergio Ramos facing a race against time to be fit.

Ballon D’Or 2016 shortlist: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Jamie Vardy?

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Griezmann beats Messi and Ronaldo to Liga award

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was named La Liga player of the season for 2015/16 on Monday, ahead of the likes of star duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Atletico's Diego Simeone also took the coach of the season award while Barcelona's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was named the top non-EU player.

Griezmann beats Messi and Ronaldo to Liga award

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was named La Liga player of the season for 2015/16 on Monday, ahead of the likes of star duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Atletico's Diego Simeone also took the coach of the season award while Barcelona's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was named the top non-EU player.

Bayern wary of ‘extraordinary’ Griezmann in Atletico reunion

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Madrid (AFP) Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm insists the German champions must be on guard to stop Antoine Griezmann as they travel to face their Champions League conquerors last season in Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

Griezmann ousted two German sides from semi-finals in recent months as his away goal sealed Atletico's path to the Champions League final after a 2-2 draw on aggregate in May and then scored twice as France dumped the world champions out of Euro 2016.

Bayern wary of ‘extraordinary’ Griezmann in Atletico reunion

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Madrid (AFP) Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm insists the German champions must be on guard to stop Antoine Griezmann as they travel to face their Champions League conquerors last season in Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

Griezmann ousted two German sides from semi-finals in recent months as his away goal sealed Atletico's path to the Champions League final after a 2-2 draw on aggregate in May and then scored twice as France dumped the world champions out of Euro 2016.

Antonie Griezmann opens up on Atletico Madrid future amid Man United interest

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Antonie Griezmann opens up on Atletico Madrid future amid Man United interest


French striker Antoine Griezmann has pledged his allegiance to Atletico Madrid and Diego Simeone amid speculation surrounding a potential move to Manchester United next summer.

Griezmann's decision to part ways with his agent, electing instead to represent himself, served as a possible sign of the 25-year-old's desire to seek a move away from the Vicente Calderon.

Ronaldo nets five minutes into Real return

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Madrid (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo took just five minutes to score on his return from a three-month injury layoff as Real Madrid continued their 100 percent start to the season with a 5-2 rout of Osasuna on Saturday.

Antoine Griezmann kick-started Atletico Madrid's La Liga campaign with two goals and an assist as a 4-0 hammering of Celta Vigo gave them a much-needed first win of the season.

€100m Manchester United transfer target hints at Premier League move

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The influx of world class superstars atManchester United is unlikely to end it seems, as France and Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann has probably hinted that he would fancy a move to Old Trafford in the future.

The 25-year-old signed acontract extension and a new deal will keep him with his current employers until the summer of 2021.

La Liga 2016/17 season preview: Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid gear up for battle

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Another La Liga campaign gets underway this weekend with the top 20 clubs in Spanish football all looking to take the first step towards a memorable season. Over the last few years the El Clásico duo...

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Manchester United

Five Reasons Why Manchester United Will Beat Chelsea To Antoine Griezmann Signing

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Manchester United are being heavily linked with a move for Antoine Griezmann this summer with the Red Devils said to be ready to spend a massive £87 million on the France international in the summer.

Jose Mourinho's men are now heavy favourites to land the striker and there are a growing number of reasons why Griezmann is on his way to Old Trafford.

Zlatan Replacement? Manchester United Plan Signing Of Highly Striker

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Manchester United are keen on signing young Ajax striker Kasper Dolberg, according to the Manchester Evening News.

The 19-year-old has scored 11 goals in 26 appearances for the Eredivisie side which has brought him to the attention of Jose Mourinho.

The Red Devils are believed to have been monitoring the teenager for some time and will make a move for him in the summer.

Off To Old Trafford? Atletico Man Gives Big Hint Griezmann Will Be Allowed To Join Man United

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Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says the club will not try to stand in Antoine Griezmann's way should Manchester United attempt to sign the striker this summer.

The latest reports claim the France international has already agreed a move to Old Trafford and a shirt number in a deal believed to be worth €100m.

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La Liga

Ronaldo, Bale and Griezmann vie for UEFA award

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Paris (AFP) The UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2016 is destined for Madrid after Real pair Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale plus Atletico's Antoine Griezmann were revealed as the three contenders Friday.

Bale led Wales on a wonderful run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals and also won the Champions League, and while Griezmann was a beaten finalist in both those tournaments he was however the top scorer at the Euros.

Ronaldo, Bale and Griezmann vie for UEFA award

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Paris (AFP) The UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2016 is destined for Madrid after Real pair Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale plus Atletico's Antoine Griezmann were revealed as the three contenders Friday.

Bale led Wales on a wonderful run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals and also won the Champions League, and while Griezmann was a beaten finalist in both those tournaments he was however the top scorer at the Euros.

The Rest

Arsenal to battle Manchester United for La Liga star

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Antoine Griezmann To Voice Superman In French Version Of ‘The Lego Batman Movie’

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It's been announced that Antoine Griezmann will provide the voice of Superman in the French version of the upcoming'Lego Batman Movie'.

The Atletico Madrid striker broke the news of his first major screen role via his official Facebook page...

For the record, it was Channing Tatum who provided Superman's dulcet tones in original The Lego Movie.

Linc to host 2017 Gold Cup knockout game, Union bits, more

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