Today’s Rumour Mill features the news of Antoine Griezmann signing a contract at Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid’s steep asking price for Alvaro Morata.
Michael Keane wants to keep World Cup dreams alive ahead of return to former club
According to The Sun, Michael Keane is set to turn down a move to Manchester United as he hopes to keep his Word Cup dream alive and believes a move to the Red Devils will not allow him enough game time. Keane is on the radar of Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton but being a United fan, Old Trafford would be his preferred destination. A move to any other club would entail United for 25 percent of the sale value for the defender they sold to Burnley for £2 million in 2015.
Juventus enter race for Leicester winger
According to The Mirror, Juventus are the latest club to join the pursuit of Algerian Riyad Mahrez as the club weren’t able to close in on a deal for Bayern Munich’s Douglas Costa. Mahrez has requested the club to let him leave in the summer with Chelsea and Arsenal said to be monitoring the situation, with Spurs showing interest in fellow Leicester player Demarai Gray.
Manchester United launch bid for Alvaro Morata as Real Madrid hold out for £70 million
Manchester United have lodged a bid for Alvaro Morata and it is believed it is going to cost them in excess of £60 million, with Real Madrid holding out for £70 million, reports the Daily Mail. Talks between the clubs are said to take place in the coming days with Manchester United hoping to sign the player on board as they look for suitable replacements for the released Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Manchester United target signs contract extension with Atletico
According to The Independent, Antoine Griezmann has signed a new contract with Atletico Madrid keeping him at the club till 2022, as speculation of a move away from the club fades away.
A move to Manchester United looked almost certain, but with Atletico facing a transfer ban till January, the French maestro took a U-turn in pursuit of helping his current club and pledging his loyalty by signing a contract extension.