Yesterday when picture emerged showing Wenger discussing with Antoine Griezmann before the France Portual game which the French lost, little did people know that Griezmann could be linked with a move to Arsenal. Alias this morning, reports from America is claiming Arsenal majority sharehold Stan Kroenke has sanctioned a big money move for Griezmann.
According to the reports, Arsenal and the player have been talking for weeks, even before the start of the European Championship in France. Wenger is said to have spoken to Kroenke to let him have more funds for this summer as he intends to make a move for Griezmann and the American immediately kept true to his word that he will always make funds available to Wenger.
Although it is not clear if Arsenal will succeed but the reports claim the Gunners will hope to convince Atletico Madrid to sell the player for his releaase clause which is put at 100 million. Griezmann himself is said to be keen on playing under Wenger and in the Premier league.
Though it is early days and the deal may or may not happen but the fact that Arsenal are getting linked with such a world class player speaks volume. Signing Griezmann will make a lot of sense especially as it seems all the strikers available at the moment are too priced. His signing will create a buzz not only among the fan base but as well as among Arsenal players.