It’s good news for Manchester United as their top summer transfer target Antoine Griezmann has told Atletico Madrid he wants to leave the club. The English giants put themselves in a good position last week after beating Ajax in the Europa League final which saw them advance to the Champions League, a factor which could have influenced the Frenchman’s decision.

The French star has an £87m release clause which could see him leave if activated

It is understood that Manchester United want to finalize the deal before the pre-season fixtures. Griezmann, 26, would be a great addition to United’s attacking force which has been lackluster recently. United have also been linked to Inter’s Ivan Perisic.