Real Madrid plot €125m bid for PL superstar, Manchester United still chasing Griezmann, and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 28th September 2017
Griezmann to join United next summer
Now that the Diego Costa has come to an end and Atletico will not without alternative options up front, Antoine Griezmann is all set to join Manchester United, according to ESPN.
According to the report, Manchester United are willing to fork out £88m to sign the French striker. Even though a lot of big clubs across Europe are rumoured to be chasing Griezmann, the presence of Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial, Griezmann's compatriots, give United the edge over the rest.
David De Gea asked to halt Manchester United contract talks
According to Diario Gol, Manchester United and Spain No. 1, David De Gea, has been asked by Real Madrid to suspend contract extension talks for now.
De Gea will be out of contract in 2019. A good run in the 2018 World Cup will put the Spaniard in a better bargaining position and Perez will be looking to cash in.
Wenger wants Kepa Arrizabalaga to take over from Petr Cech
Arsene Wenger is interested in Athletic Bilbao keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga as per reports. The 22-year old is the no.1 at Bilbao and Wenger looks at him as a long-term replacement for Petr Cech.
Cech is 35-years-old and it's high time that the Gunners started looking for a replacement. Wenger has a rebuilding job on his hands with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil tipped to leave the club next summer.
Kepa will be out of contract next year and Wenger could seal the deal for a cut-price deal in January itself.