Pundit sends message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho about Antoine Griezmann

Marcel Desailly questions whether Antoine Griezmann would be ready to make the step up at Manchester United

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Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann Photo: Antoine Griezmann / Instagram

Marcel Desailly has questioned whether Antoine Griezmann would be ready to make the step up to Manchester United as he continues to be linked with a summer transfer from Atletico Madrid.

The France international has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent months as Jose Mourinho begins to ponder bolster his squad ahead of next season.

Griezmann has earned a reputation as one of European football’s most promising attacking talents and has been in fine form for Atletico Madrid this season.

The 26-year-old has scored 15 goals and made seven assists in 30 La Liga games for Diego Simeone’s side this term.

However, former Chelsea star Desailly is not sure whether the France star really has what it takes to make it at one of Europe’s top clubs.

“Griezmann, is he really ready?” Desailly asked on talkSPORT.

“Does he have the desire to be in a competition for places at one of the top clubs and not playing football?”

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Mourinho will have plenty to ponder ahead of the summer transfer window, but the Portuguese coach must first turn his attentions towards getting his side ready for their crunch Europa League showdown with Anderlecht on Thursday night.

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