Guillem Balague responds when asked if Antoine Griezmann would sign for Liverpool

Guillem Balague, Sky Sports journalist talks during day 2 of the Soccerex Global Convention 2016 at Manchester Central Convention Complex on September 27, 2016 in Manchester, England.

Antoine Griezmann allegedly wouldn't consider a move to Liverpool.

Atletico Madrid's forward from France Antoine Griezmann controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Qarabag FK and Club Atletico de Madrid in Baku on...

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has told Sky Sports that he doesn't think Altetico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann would consider a move to Liverpool.

Griezmann, 26, made his name with 52 goals in 201 games for Real Sociedad before a 2014 move to Atletico Madrid gave him the platform to become a superstar.

The Frenchman has racked up 90 goals in just 177 games for Atletico, becoming one of the few world-class forwards in Europe and one of the most in-demand players around.

TOPSHOT - France's forward Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match France vs Netherlands at the Stade de France in Saint-...

Griezmann is expected to move on from Atletico at the end of the season, with Manchester United and Barcelona both prominently mentioned given that he has a €100million (£88million) release clause in his contract, as reported by The Times.

Many fans would love to see Griezmann in the Premier League, and Liverpool supporters are wondering if the Reds could launch a stunning move to land the forward if Philippe Coutinho leaves.

The pair don't exactly play in the same position, but adding a player of Griezmann's quality to Jurgen Klopp's attack could be huge for the Reds, and £88million may be within their budget if Coutinho goes for even more.

Guillem Balague, Sky Sports journalist talks during day 2 of the Soccerex Global Convention 2016 at Manchester Central Convention Complex on September 27, 2016 in Manchester, England.

One fan asked Spanish football expert Guillem Balague whether a move to Anfield was possible for Griezmann, but Balague offered a blunt response.

Balague told Sky Sports that Griezmann isn't thinking about joining Liverpool, as they have yet to prove they can challenge for the Premier League title – and the French international is seemingly looking to join one of Europe's elite.

“Griezmann is thinking of different things,” said Balague. “Liverpool have to prove they are genuine title contenders again to be able to attract the likes of Griezmann. I don't think Liverpool are on Griezmann's radar at this moment in time,” he added.

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