Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has hit out at Manchester United amid their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann.
Jose Mourinho is keen to strike a deal for the £85million-rated striker.
The French hitman is thought to have broadly agreed personal terms over a summer move to Old Trafford.
But when asked for his thoughts about United’s interest in Griezmann, Cerezo said: “Manchester United? Small team.
"I believe in the contracts that people sign, that goes for [Diego] Simeone and Griezmann."
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I don't think the big teams will allow their top players to leave
Atletico Madrid president
Arsenal and Chelsea are both reportedly eyeing swoops for Yannick Carrasco.
The Belgian talent has found himself linked to a cluster of top European clubs, including Manchester United.
After a rift with Diego Simeone a move away from the La Liga giants has been touted.
And The Sun claim Arsenal and Chelsea have both fixed their sights on the 23-year-old.
It is understood Atletico won’t consider any offers less than £40m.
Atletico's president admits it will be tough to re-sign Diego Costa
Cerezo also reckons Chelsea won’t let Diego Costa leave in the summer.
The Spaniard was linked with a big-money move to the Chinese Super League last month.
His 15 goals this term have helped the Blues carve a nine-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.
Although Cerezo is still a big fan of Costa, he can’t see him returning to the Vicente Calderon.
“I would love for Costa to return but it's not easy. He plays for a strong team, a team that is likely to win the Premier League,” he told Cadena Cope radio.
"I don't think the big teams will allow their top players to leave."