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Forget Griezmann: 3 reasons why Man United should save their £100m

Manchester United fans have been in high spirits in the Transfer Tavern so far this term following their side’s excellent start to the campaign.

Jose Mourinho’s men sit joint-top of the Premier League alongside Manchester rivals City having won five of their opening six matches, with a 2-2 draw at Stoke City three weeks ago the only blot on an otherwise perfect start for the Red Devils.

And with two wins out of two in the Champions League as well, alongside a spot in the last 16 of the Carabao Cup, things are certainly heading in the right direction at Old Trafford, and as such Mourinho’s men will be confident of recording another win when they host basement side Crystal Palace on Saturday.

And although things have been going well on the pitch this season, it hasn’t stopped speculation building about who United may look to sign in the upcoming transfer windows, and one name that has cropped up again in recent reports is that of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann.

The 26-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford during the summer before penning a new deal with the La Liga club, where he has scored 86 goals in three years in the Spanish capital, thus enhancing his status as one of the best attackers in European football.

And recent reports suggest that United will attempt to again land the France international in the summer, with Diego Costa’s recent move back to Atletico seemingly opening the door for the Red Devils to launch a reported €100 million bid.

However, here are THREE reasons why United should decide against going for Griezmann at the end of the current campaign…

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