£12.5m Arsenal and Manchester United target drops summer exit hint

Real Sociedad star Antoine Griezmann is staying shrewd over his plans after the summer.

Manchester United and Arsenal target Antoine Griezmann has given his biggest hint yet that he could be on the move in the summer.

The Frenchman was in majestic form last night as Real Scoiedad cruised to a 4-0 win against Elche, with Griezmann bagging a hat-trick for the home side.

Several British newspapers have carried reports this month of £12.5 million interest from Arsenal for the wide man while United have been linked with him throughout the season.

Don’t expect any last minute deals to go through this week because he’s confirmed he will be staying with Real Sociedad for the rest of the season while staying quiet about the summer and beyond.

“I'm doing very well here at La Real, I'm very relaxed about the situation, I want to finish the year here, and then we'll see,” he told reporters after the game.

The 22-year-old could definitely do a job for Arsenal or United, with both sides likely to find space for him.

Arsenal are a side with talented out and out wingers in the form of Theo Walcott, Serge Gnabry and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but they could do with an extra injection of quality in wide areas.

Manchester United certainly aren’t short of top quality wingers in their squad but they have failed to find the consistency to nail down regular starting places over the last couple of seasons.

He could well be on the move but it won’t happen until after the World Cup.

image: © Carlos RM

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