Reports from Spain claims Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann will join Chelsea in few weeks. The report states that the France international will agree verbal terms with the Blues and all that is now left is for the two clubs to agree to a deal.
Greizman has been consistently linked to Chelsea all summer and with the club seemingly in need of attacking players, the rumors are beginning to regenerate. Last summer, it was reported that Chelsea’s technical director, Michael Enemaelo flew to Spain to have talk with Atletico chiefs in order to help carve out a deal.
After then, Greizmann has however underlined his happiness at the Vincente Calderon and has gone on to sign a new contract including an increase of his release clause. It is reported that Chelsea have made Greizmann their number one transfer target and if both clubs could reach an agreement,a deal may be struck in January.
Chelsea are also heavily linked with Alex Teixeira. Other attacking players the London club are linked with are Brazilian Alexander Pato, Romelo Lukaku and Jamie Vardy. The 24-year old attacking midfielder has been in blistering form for both club and country this term.
The France international have scored 4 goals in 6 Champions League appearance so far. He has 8 goals in 16 La Liga appearance and have scored 13 goals in all competitions so far. Greizmann can boast of a 78.8% pass success rate and has been crowned man of the match 4 times this season.
Greizmann is a very strong finisher, likes to dribble, cut inside and also possesses an excellent long shooting technique. The former Real Soceidad finished last season with an impressive 22 league goals.