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United will not enter bidding war for Griezmann, Dybala considered as fall-back – reports

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Manchester United will not enter a bidding war for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann in the January or summer transfer window, according to the latest reports from Marca.

Griezmann, 27, was seemingly close to moving to United in the summer before Atletico were hit with a transfer ban.

United manager Jose Mourinho likes the French international, however, is not convinced by the cost that it will take to sign Griezmann. The former Real Sociedad winger has a €100M release-clause written into his contract and the Atletico board have made it clear that Griezmann will only leave if that amount is paid to the Spanish club.

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A player that the Manchester club could turn to address it’s attacking issues now is Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala.

According to reports on Thursday, United had an offer of £70m plus Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Dybala rejected by Juve, with the Italian club holding out for a bid in excess of £86m for the Argentinian international.

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