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Manchester United have made contact over a summer move for Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann, according to reports.

Griezmann has been heavily linked with a transfer to Barcelona once again but the Catalan giants have doubts about the benefits of signing the World Cup winner.

The Frenchman revealed last week that he will be leaving Madrid this summer and it was expected that Barcelona would sign him for his £104million release clause.

But the Barcelona hierarchy are divided about signing the 28-year-old forward as some feel the money could be better spent elsewhere in the transfer window.

Anfield Defeat Still Haunts Pique

Gerard Pique has admitted Barcelona are still suffering psychologically from their dramatic Champions League exit to Liverpool.

The Spanish giants were expected to ease into the final in Madrid on June 1 after easing into a 3-0 lead in the first leg.

However, Pique and Co squandered their advantage as Liverpool produced one of the greatest European comebacks to win 4-0 and progress to the final against Tottenham.

‘It has been hard to get up emotionally because the days passed and you did not forget the defeat, it is a fall that will last over time,’ he told El Pais .

Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos could walk away from Real Madrid this summer after 14 years at the club, according to several well connected sources in the Spanish capital.

Both late-night football programme ‘El Chiringuito’ and Marca suggest the club captain is considering leaving the Bernabeu.

Ramos missed the last seven games of the season with a calf injury but is expected to be back for Spain’s next two matches in June.

He had a rough season, which bottomed out in March when he was banned for Real Madrid’s second leg against Ajax having been booked in the first leg.

Real Madrid are reportedly waiting for a decision from Kylian Mbappe or Neymar ahead of the planned summer overhaul at the Bernabeu as PSG manager Thomas Tuchel admitted that both players could leave in the summer transfer window.

The La Liga giants are looking to recruit a host of stars following a disappointing campaign last season.

Eden Hazard and Paul Pogba are Zinedine Zidane’s top targets but Paris Saint-Germain forwards Mbappe and Neymar have been linked with moves to the Spanish capital.

And now Madrid are waiting for an indication from either player to get the ball rolling, according to Spanish newspaper AS.

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool.

The Catalan giants surrendered a 3-0 first-leg lead, losing 4-0 at Anfield in the semi-finals – having suffered a similar comeback loss against Roma in last season’s quarter-finals – to end their bid for another treble this season.

Valverde’s side clinched La Liga in comfortable fashion, finishing 11 points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid and will bid to seal the a double when they face Valencia in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.

Diego Simeone has eased fears in the red side of Madrid by announcing that he is staying at Atletico Madrid.

With a number of leading managers changing jobs this summer, speculation had grown that Simeone might seek a new challenge after eight seasons with Atletico.

But the Argentine appears to have the appetite to take on a major squad rebuilding job over the coming weeks.

Speaking after Tuesday’s 2-1 friendly defeat by Beitar Jerusalem, Simeone said: ‘I like my job, I feel very identified and committed to the club.

Raphael Varane says that he would relish both Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard joining him at Real Madrid this summer.

Varane recently committed his future to Los Blancos, who are looking to strengthen their squad following a disappointing campaign at home and in Europe.

Pogba and Hazard are among those on their radar and Varane believes both would be good fits for Zinedine Zidane’s side.

‘I can’t say what I talk to (Pogba) about, but any great player has a place at Madrid and he is one,’ he said to Marca about his France team-mate.

Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett has insisted that his client’s future is in the hands of Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

The Welshman has been linked with a move away from the Bernabeu but he is reluctant to leave and would prefer to see out the three years left on his current contract with the club.

However, Zidane dropped another huge hint that the 29-year-old was surplus to requirements after omitting him from two matchday squads before leaving him on the bench for their final day of the season defeat to Real Betis on Sunday.

Kylian Mbappe Drops Transfer bombshell

Kylian Mbappe has sent shockwaves across Europe by admitting his future may lie away from Paris Saint-Germain.

The World Cup winner was accepting the Ligue 1 Player of the Year award when he gave a speech suggesting he might be about to move on.

He said: ‘Of course there have been lots of disappointment this season but that is part of football.

‘This is a very important moment for me, I am arriving at maybe the first or second turning point in my career.

‘I have learned so much here, and I feel it’s maybe the time to have more responsibility.

Barcelona Draw At Eibar 2-2

Lionel Messi

Barcelona captain and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi rounded off a spectacular season by netting twice in a 2-2 draw away to Eibar in the champions’ final game on Sunday, taking his tally to a remarkable 36 league goals.

Eibar went ahead in the 20th minute with a strike from Barca’s on-loan midfielder Marc Cucurella which squirmed under keeper Jasper Cillessen but Messi levelled in the 31st after sneaking into the box to meet a pass from Arturo Vidal.

Messi struck again a minute later, racing through the middle unchallenged to latch on to a pass from Ivan Rakitic and calmly chip the outstretched keeper Marko Dmitrovic.