The Red Devils here in the Tavern are disappointed with Mourinho’s lack of ambition, after seeing them miss out on one of the world’s best.
Indeed, Manchester United have been included in some of the world’s most outrageous transfer rumours, with them never too far away from seeing Cristiano Ronaldo ‘return’ to Old Trafford.
But in recent times Jose Mourinho hasn’t been afraid to splash the cash on some proven Premier League talent, after securing the services of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic for a combined fee of £115 million.
However, over the past couple of months, there’s been progress made in the sale of Antoine Griezmann with Atletico Madrid willing to sell their star striker.
Indeed, when United caught drift of one of their long-term targets now becoming available for purchase they didn’t hesitate to state their interest, according to reports.
But, much to the dismay of many admirers of the Frenchman here in the Tavern. According to Marca, Antoine Griezmann has now been given the all clear for a move to Spanish giants Barcelona after Mourinho chose to withdraw his interest in the forward after being put off the price.
Barcelona, it seems, are willing to pay that, going against Mourinho’s recent cry for more money.
One of the world’s best slipping away from the clutches of United once again.
Nevertheless, with this possibly proving to be one of the biggest mistakes in terms of United’s future. Here’s TWO reasons as to why United will struggle to win a title without the forward.
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