Man United transfer news: Red Devils hold talks with Griezmann over mega £220,000-a-week deal

Manchester United have held talks with the Atletico Madrid star forward Antoine Griezmann’s agent this week, according to The Sun.

The report states that the Red Devils are offering Griezmann the same mega £220,000-per-week contract as Paul Pogba, if he joins Manchester United.

The deal would make Griezmann the joint top earner at United along with Pogba.

However, United are yet to strike a deal with Atletico Madrid who are demanding the Red Devil’s meet Griezmann’s £86million release clause. Per-the-source, United are confident of striking a deal and are considering offering players as makeweights in any deal.

In other Man United transfer news Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Calhanoglu has revealed that he is keen on a move to the Red Devils despite also being linked with Chelsea according to the Sun [via Lig Tv].

United sit in sixth place in the Premier League with 39 points after 20 games and take on Reading FC in the FA Cup this weekend.