Antoine Griezmann

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    MounchesterUtd Banned

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    GriezOn? Muppet season came early this year, gentlemen :drool:
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    unitedbhoy Full Member

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    Yeah, this looks like it is going to happen. He'll probably turn to shit here as well though.

    How would he fit in our current set up though? I really don't want to force him out wide as that nullifies many of the qualities which makes him one of the best footballers in the world.

    Could can you play Griezmann in his second striker position as well as fitting Pogba into the same team? Wouldn't this mean playing Pogba deeper i.e. like France set up in the Euros.
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    Dead cert.
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    MounchesterUtd Banned

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    Could we try him as false 9 with Ibra being a rotation option?

    Martial - Griez - Mata (Mkhi if he makes it back)
    --- Pogba - Herrera
    ---- new CDM

    Would most likely spell the end of a combination of Rooney, Mkhi, Depay and even Young
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    LR7 Full Member

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    I'd love this to happen. :drool:

    Griezmann, Rashford and Martial as a front three.
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    He will have to stop that ridiculous dance if he comes.
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    We'll send him to Dab University.
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    Can't see it happening without CL but he has been my dream signing for the past 2 years. No idea where he'd fit, but :drool:
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    As a false no.9. However, that's inherently unlikely given Jose's strikers in the past. An alternative option would be to utilize (if we get him) him in a 4-4-2 diamond.
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    UnitedBoy Redcafe Yahoo Pool champion 2007

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    Let's face it. he's wanted to come here for years now. it's no secret.

    These are the players we want, not just pump big money into players who are happy to go to the biggest bidder.
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    He could mould into Benzema's role where he drops when we have the ball and allows Martial / Rashford to drift inside and has the workrate to work the frontline when we don't.
    This is why 90m was worth it. After signing the difficult first Superstar it then makes it easier to sign the rest.
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    You know he'd play his heart out if he came here.
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    Bit chilly for cocks out at the moment isn't it lads?

    Ah feck it...
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    It would be incredible if we can sign him without CL football.
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    VP89 likes to shower with phones

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    Who cares, we have infastructure. Griezmann feckin loves a bit of that.
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    The project, think of the project!

    GriezzmONn!
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    I don't think I can handle another summer like the one we just had chasing Pogba. Putting him as a false 9 instead of Ibra would be un-fecking real though
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    Any combination of Martial, Rashford, Griez and Mata (and hopefully Mkhi) as the front 3 in a diamond is mouthwatering.
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    I think if he does leave Atletico anytime soon it'll be for Chelsea. He'd fit in well alongisde Hazard & Costa.
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    devilish Phil Neville's #1 fan

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    He'll be a great reserve for Ibra and Rooney
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    :lol:
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    Keep telling yourself that dear.
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    He will get the Mkhitaryan treatment.
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    Eh, he's a good player. Slightly overrated but definitely an improvement on what we have.
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    Costa will replace Griezmann at Atletico next season
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    Wow, that's interesting. I would imagine we'd have to be playing him as a lone striker/false nine though, I don't really think Pogba is/will be disciplined enough to play as part of a pivot with Griezmann playing as a second-striker behind/in unison with another forward.
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    devilish Phil Neville's #1 fan

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    Possibly.
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    If he came here, I'd like to see him used like Firmino is used for Liverpool and Pogba can play the Coutinho role.. if we can bring in a Mahrez or a proper goalscoring pacey threat down the left.. then we suddenly look very dangerous.

    Martial Greizmann Mahrez
    Pogba CM
    Herrera
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    Fabinho - Bailly - Laporte - Shaw
    Verratti
    Herrera - Pogba
    Mahrez - Griezmann - Martial
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    BlueCelery Banned

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    Que? You think Chelsea have zero chance of signing Antoine Griezmann?
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    Was pulling your legs.
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    Of course they have a chance, but he's an evident united fan, he's great friends with Pogba and would fit in well with the rest of the french speaking squad.

    He's also a fantastic player, and let's be honest anything Chelsea will bid, we will beat (if we want).
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    If Simeone were to end up at Arsenal, could definitely see him following.
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    would love him here. cant see it happening anytime soon
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    cyberman Full Member

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    Isn't he off to Italy next?
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    Said it a while back that summer 2017 seemed a realistic time for him to go and we were arguably the most likely choice for him because he is a united fan, we love throwing lots of money at players, all the publicity, etc..

    As for the set up with him? Think he would be playing off a striker (martial maybe), slightly behind him. For that we probably need real wingers or a switch to a 4312 mainly, and then we can have variations of griezmann, martial, mata, rashford and miki as the front 3, with the midfield being pogba, herrera and a carrick replacement.

    If we go down this route, we need our fullbacks to be more like wing backs and a lot better going forward. Valencia on the right would be perfect if not for age, but Shaw on the left wouldnt work because he isnt very good going forward.
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    MounchesterUtd Banned

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    Griezmann doesn't have a history of taking long to adjust to a new team or falling out with managers.

    Simeone doesn't speak English and prefers the Italian game
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