ANTOINE GRIEZMANN has vowed by no means to enroll in Arsenal after the membership opted to signal flop Yaya Sanogo over the France megastar.
The ahead used to be advised via the Gunners in 2013 that he used to be best in their switch wishlist and Griezmann must “put aside all offers” to enroll in the north London membership.
Written in the 26-year-old’s new ebook, switch hypothesis started when Griezmann’s agent, Eric Olhats, used to be involved with Arsenal scout Gilles Grimandi.
Grimandi had advised Olhats on a number of events that boss Arsene Wenger sought after to signal the thrilling ability who used to be enjoying at Real Sociedad at the time.
Griezmann printed how he “kept waiting” for the probability to enroll in the Gunners till they went in different places on switch cut-off date day.
In his ebook, he writes: “I waited, I waited, and I saved ready â¦ when there used to be no information, Eric known as Grimandi, who mentioned that the supervisor used to be nonetheless focused on me [and] to stay ready.
âFinally a couple of hours ahead of the marketplace closed, he tell us Arsenal would no longer make a transfer. I donât like to be informed one thing and for it to not occur.
“So when Eric advised me later that the London membership had been once more I advised him: âForget it, after the blow they gave us.’â
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Arsenal ended up forking out on the likes of Mesut Ozil while Sanogo additionally joined on a loose switch.
Now Griezmann is in the heart of a switch tug-of-war between Barcelona and Manchester United.
Reports declare that Barca have agreed a deal in idea to land the Atletico Madrid ace but the Red Devils had been long-term admirers.
His switch charge may just achieve a whopping Â£100million after Griezmann penned a brand new deal this summer season.