Antoine Griezmann's brother sends Man Utd fans into frenzy with latest tweets
Antoine Griezmann is being persistently linked with a switch to Old Trafford (Getty)

Manchester United fans were sent into a frenzy during the EFL Cup final – not by their side’s 3-2 win over Southampton but because of the tweets of Antoine Griezmann’s brother.

Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann has been in superb form again this season and reports linking him with a switch to Old Trafford in the summer have been persistent. The Red Devils are apparently ready to meet his release clause of £85million in full to bring the 25-year-old to the Theatre of Dreams.

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The likelihood of the proposed move happening seems to be given additional support by the fact Griezmann’s brother Theo, who acts as Antoine’s agent, is a huge Manchester United fan. And during yesterday’s final he wasn’t afraid to show it.

He tweeted throughout the dramatic showpiece. Here’s a taste…

Amid suggestions from fellow users on Twitter that he was seeking publicity, he confirmed his genuine status as a Manchester United fan with a picture of himself as a kid wearing a shirt.

The stream of tweets came a couple of days after he excited Manchester United supporters with a cryptic Instagram post.

If the move comes off it’ll almost match the huge transfer fee paid for Paul Pogba last summer.

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