ATLETICO MADRID will make a transfer for Dries Mertens subsequent summer season if Antoine Griezmann leaves the club, in line with stories.
The France world ahead spent a lot of the summer season being closely connected with a big-money transfer to Old Trafford, sooner than a switch embargo avoided the transfer.
Griezmann’s catch 22 situation was considered one of the greatest speaking issues of the switch window despite the fact that United in the end signed Romelu Lukaku from Everton.
The 26-year-old sooner or later stayed at the Vicente Calderon and signed a brand new deal which commits him to Atletico till 2022.
It is thought that settlement has bumped his minimal switch price as much as round £175million.
Spanish information outlet, AS, claims that if Griezmann leaves the Spanish capital after the World Cup, Atleti will glance to signal Mertens in its place.
Los Rojiblancos will need to struggle to protected the Belgian’s signature, with the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea, Manchester United and Bayern Munich all reportedly fascinated with Mertens.
Mertens – who has established himself as considered one of Europe’s best forwards – has been in outstanding shape this season for Napoli.
The former PSV famous person has already netted 12 occasions in 20 video games in all competitions for Maurizio Sarri’s males.
The Belgium world loved the best season of his profession remaining time period, scoring 28 targets in 35 recreation.
Like Griezmann, Mertens additionally signed a freelance extension with in the summer season this means that that he’s tied to the Serie A club till 2020.
Mertens is these days on world accountability with Beligum and was once a part of the aspect that drew Three-Three with Mexico.