New Delhi: It is being reported that Manchester United is looking to grab Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann as long-term replacement of striker Wayne Rooney next year.

The Golden Boot winner of the year 2016 was speculated for transfer with many clubs during the summer transfer window, but the player confirmed that he wasn’t ready to leave Atletico Madrid just yet.

At 30, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney’s form is decline, and Manager Jose Mourinho is not going to tone-down how he feels about the player in the upcoming season. Also for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is 34 and will soon be looking to settle with a club for retirement.

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Griezmann, who is 25-years-old, will be the perfect player to fill the slot.

Wayne Rooney will be officially retiring from England in 2018.