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Man Utd hire top deal broker to land £60m rated striker

EPL By: Ambrose Udeme | 21/12/2016

Manchester United have reportedly hired the services of a top deal broker in a bid to kick off talks with Antoine Griezmann's camp and Atletico Madrid about a deal for the French star.

The SunSports say it is understood United have asked a leading agent to agree a deal for the 25-year old striker who is expected to cost in excess of £60million.

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United boss Jose Mourinho has told Old Trafford chiefs that they must prioritize a No. 10 with the talent and ability to link midfield to attack.

And it is believed the former Chelsea boss who was dismissed at Stamford Bridge last year sees Griezmann as the perfect catalyst to get the best out of summer signings Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Reports also have it that world record signing Pogba has discussed a move to England with his France team-mate.