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Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona reportedly agree on big-money deal

Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona reportedly agree on big-money deal
From ESPN - November 14, 2017

With the January window on the horizon, there's plenty brewing in the transfer market. All the latest deals and potential deals can be found here.

Barca strike deal for Antoine Griezmann

Amidst an international football feast and focus on the World Cup, reports in France suggest Barcelona are set to make a big splash, with a "deal agreed" with Antoine Griezmann to move to the Camp Nou.

Le 10 Sport reports that Griezmann has decided to leave at the end of the season and the Blaugrana want a forward who can operate in multiple positions across their front line, particularly as a centre-forward.

Reports suggest that a clause will enable Barcelona to sign Griezmann for 100 million (90m), which could represent a bargain when compared to the 198m Neymar cost PSG last summer.

Manchester United appeared to only have eyes for Griezmann last summer until Zlatan Ibrahimovic's injury forced Jose Mourinho to drop those plans and pursue a more physical striker in Romelu Lukaku.

Arsenal cool their Thomas Lemar interest

Arsene Wenger has turned his attention to other targets after ending interest in Monaco star Thomas Lemar, reports the Mirror.

The Gunners made a late move for the France international in the summer in a bid to replace Alexis Sanchez, though Les Rouges et Blancs rejected the 90m offer.

Amongst potential alternatives, Arsenal have highlighted Lyon captain Nabil Fekir, who has been a sensation in Ligue 1 this season, scoring 11 goals in 11 games playing behind the striker.

Liverpool and Barcelona now appear to be left in the clear to compete for Lemar, who is set to leave Monaco at the end of the season.

City eye Breel Embolo, Claudio Gomes

Manchester City are monitoring Breel Embolo, claims the Mail, just months after the Swiss forward joined Schalke from Basel.

The 20-year-old, who cost 20m, is yet to get off the mark for his new club.

David Moyes targets Lewis Dunk as first Hammers signing

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