Diego Simeone implied Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann could leave the club, when questioned about the Frenchman being booed by his own particular supporters in Atletico Madrid’s 0-0 draw with Real Madrid.
The Atletico boss snared that his French forward for the second consecutive league game and he was jeered as he made his way off the pitch in the second half.
Simeone stated: ‘In my home I was shown that while somebody is a piece of the family you go to bat for them until the demise.’
It was the ‘while’ that resounded with Atletico Madrid fans who as of now sense that Griezmann’s days are number with United having barely passed up a great opportunity for marking him the previous summer and Barcelona ready to move for him in 2018.
Griezmann has now scored only two objectives in 10 amusements and Simeone rehashed twice more in a later question and answer session. ‘You bolster individuals to the passing until the day that they are not any more piece of your family.’
Midfielder Saul included: ‘Individuals need to back him. Greizman is our most unequivocal player and we need to help him generally.’
Griezmann’s purchase out condition is set at 200m euros this January however his statement drops to 100m for next summer.
Manchester United were near his mark before this season began however he chose to stay put when Atletico Madrid’s restriction on marking new players until the point when 2018 was maintained on offer.