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The 36 year old former Liverpool legend thinks he know why the Frenchman snubs Manchester United in the January transfer window.
In this January transfer season the Red Devils made Antonio Griezmann their top target but they fails to land him to the Old Trafford this season, so the Portuguese manager have to wait for Until June to sign him In their squad, the former Liverpool captain thinks he know the exactly reason why the Frenchman have decide not to join the Red Devils in this season.
The 36 year old thinks that the Atletico Madrid superstar did not join the Manchester United side because lack of Champions league action.
The French superstar with Atletico Madrid reach the Champions league final in the last three seasons and this season they are in the last 16 in the Champions league.
In the last year’s Champions league final the Atletico Madrid lost the final against their City rival Real Madrid on Penalties.
Gerrard believes that because of Champions league he is not ready to join the Red Devils in the January.
In an interview he said that: "He's playing in the Champions League for Atletico Madrid,"
"He's got a chance of competing for that, which they have done for the past coup"
And he's probably thinking: 'Yeah, Manchester United probably is a good move, but it's still going to be there in the summer."
As per our sources we get to know that another problem has aroused in Manchester United’s path in signing of Antonio Griezmann.
On the other side the Atletico Madrid’s head coach Diego Simeone might leave the club as he reduce his contract with the club.
Simone’s dad hints that he is ready to leave.
Simeone’s dad said: He is very happy in Madrid. But I think the moment will come for him to change. It could be Italy, it could be England, I don’t know but the moment will arise."