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OFFICIAL: Arsenal and Chelsea miss out on Antoine Griezmann

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Atletico Madrid have confirmed that French international winger Antoine Griezmann will move to the club pending a medical, ending Arsenal and Chelsea’s long-standing interest in the 23-year-old.

GriezmannFrance2 e1402837866484 OFFICIAL: Arsenal and Chelsea miss out on €30m La Liga attacker

Griezmann starred for La Liga side Real Sociedad last season, scoring 20 times in 49 appearances, and appeared for Didier Deschamps France in the 2014 World Cup. Considered to be one of the finest French exports in recent years, the youngster was reportedly being tracked by a number of Premier League sides, but will now turn out for Diego Simeone’s Ateltico next season after the club agreed to a 30m deal.

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Announcing the deal on their official website, the La Liga side said: “Atlético Madrid and Real Sociedad have reached an agreement for the transfer of Antoine Griezmann.

“The young French footballer will sign a contract with our teams once he passes his medical.”

What do you think? Will the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal regret missing out on Griezmann?

Comments (2)

  1. As an Arsenal, its ok by that. Coz what we need is competition from all clubs. What Wenger said is that he was following him not signing him

  2. Bt I fink gunners ‘ll suit Him most