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22nd Feb 2017

Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Petit is convinced that Antoine Griezmann will join Manchester United

Good news for United fans from a former Gunner

Paul Moore

It must be that French je ne sais quoi.

Despite the fact that the transfer window is shut, done and finito, the rumours surrounding Antoine Griezmann’s future continue to circulate.

There’s no denying that the French star has plenty of admirers at Old Trafford and former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit is convinced that his fellow Frenchman will be be teaming up with Jose Mourinho’s side.

The Atletico Madrid striker became the club’s top scorer in the Champions League following his goal in their 4-2 win at Leverkusen, he has now netted 13 goals in total , but Petit is convinced that his future lies at Man Utd.

Speaking with Laura Woods of Soccer AM, Petit reckons that Griezmann’s friendship with Paul Pogba will be a deciding factor in his decision.

The cynical among you might argue that the former Arsenal idol is just setting up Man Utd fans to be disappointed in the summer.

Mmm, we’ll leave that up to you!

If you’ve no interest in hearing about the Griezmann saga, Petit’s memories of the ferocious battles that frequently took place between Roy Keane and Patrick Viera are also worth a watch.