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‘Griezmann in Woodward’s hands’

'Griezmann in Woodward's hands'

Last Updated: 27/05/17 2:15pm

Griezmann scored 16 goals in La Liga last season

Griezmann scored 16 goals in La Liga last season

Griezmann scored 16 goals in La Liga last season

Jose Mourinho has confirmed to Sky Sports News HQ he has handed over responsibility for summer transfers to Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Sky sources understand Mourinho is targeting four top signings at Manchester United this summer, with Antoine Griezmann the primary target.

While Griezmann himself also recently revealed to French television his chances of moving to old Trafford were “six out of ten”.

Griezmann could yet be playing alongside Paul Pogba at club level

Griezmann could yet be playing alongside Paul Pogba at club level

Griezmann could yet be playing alongside Paul Pogba at club level

When asked how likely it was that the Griezmann transfer would happen, Mourinho replied that it was now in Woodward’s hands, having passed over his list of targets some months ago.

“I have no idea. You have to ask Ed Woodward,” Mourinho told Sky Sports News HQ. “He knows since March, who I want, what I want, how much I want.

Mourinho was a guest at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix

Mourinho was a guest at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix

Mourinho was a guest at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix

“He knows everything since March and now it’s for him to work because he will have holidays in August and I will be working.

“I’m really happy with our season, I’m really happy with the trophies, I’m really happy to be back in the Champions League but now it’s the time for me to have a rest, to disconnect completely, to do other things.

Jose Mourinho has left any potential transfer for Antoine Griezmann in Ed Woodward's hands

Jose Mourinho has left any potential transfer for Antoine Griezmann in Ed Woodward's hands

Jose Mourinho has left any potential transfer for Antoine Griezmann in Ed Woodward’s hands

“To enjoy my family and my friends and some other sports I love and forget football, I need that.”

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