As the future of Antoine Griezmann seems to be covered in a lot of red and blue, as Barcelona is the club that is leading the race to sign the French star. That will come as a blow to Manchester United as the former Real Sociedad man was expected to join us before he stayed at Atletico Madrid this season.
However, a report from IBTimes claims that Jose Mourinho has decided to shift his focus to another player and it could be a bigger deal than the one which would have brought Griezmann to Old Trafford. The report claims that Jose wants to sign Paulo Dybala and will do his best to reunite two friends, Pogba and Dybala. The duo played in Turin for a season and have since grown to become close friends.
While we have the likes of Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in our side, the duo needs some more support and Dybala is the man that can get the job done, and also replace the ageing Zlatan Ibrahimovic eventually. The Argentine is one of the best strikers in the world and he has earlier spoken about moving away from Juventus too.
Speaking to Sky Sports in November, the forward said:
“I must admit I miss Dani Alves and Pogba. Alves has an amazing vision and is really self-confident, he is one of the best players I’ve ever seen. Pogba is a friend of mine, we were on very good terms on and off the pitch.
“I can’t promise I will stay at Juventus forever. It does not depend on me but I don’t even want to say that this will be my last season here. I want to win everything now, football is strange you never really know what will happen in the future.”
The 24-year-old only joined the Serie A champions in 2015 but seems likely to move away should the right deal come up. Juventus have often stated that they would be willing to sell their players for the right price and they did do that when it came to Paul Pogba.
While we need some more attacking players, the inclusion of Dybala would mean a change in our system as Lukaku would be playing just ahead of the Argentine. However, the pair would possibly be the most lethal partnership in the entire world.
We would have to splash around £90m, which would be a rather incredible deal for us, given how much players are going for in the market. If Ed Woodward can get this done, we might just end up winning the Premier League next season and more but it will be interesting to see how the summer transfer market works.