Manchester United have promised Antoine Griezmann the No7 shirt, according to reports.
The Atletico Madrid star is on Jose Mourinho’s summer wishlist and the Red Devils are doing all they can to convince him to join.
Griezmann is a boyhood United fan with David Beckham understood to be one of his idols.
And according to the Mirror, United are using that information to tempt him into joining by promising him the chance to follow in Beckham’s footsteps by wearing the No7 shirt.
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Mourinho went to great lengths to help his side against Liverpool last week by changing the ball boys and girls for the match.
According to the Mirror, the Portuguese boss wasn’t satisfied with the speed and delivery of the ball from the ball boys and ball girls provided by the Manchester United Foundation.
And so he axed them for Liverpool’s visit to draft in players from the Under-16s, who he felt could do a better job.
A United official told the paper: “Yes it’s true that Jose did change the ball boys for the Liverpool game.”
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Paul Pogba has been warned not to let the limelight go to his head and focus on playing football by Ballon d’Or winner Ruud Gillet.
The Frenchman has recently launched his own adidas clothing range and also became the first Premier League footballer to have their own official Twitter emoji.
And Gullit is concerned Pogba’s priorities may lie away from the football pitch – citing United flop Memphis Depay as an example of what could happen if he doesn’t focus.
Gullit said: “Paul Pogba is going through the same thing at United as Memphis Depay.
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“He may be the most expensive player in the world, but that does not count if he is spending more time on his dress style, the colours in his hair and his social media.
“Paul should ask Memphis – and he will realise that being successful and reaching top level in England is only possible if you perform every week and if you dedicate everything to your career.
“Memphis was heavily criticised because he found it more important to pimp his image than improve his football. He should have known that stuff on the pitch goes before anything.
“Pogba will also get the wrath of the fans. People will start to moan and have a go at him.”
“Even for the biggest football stars in the world there is a big rule: Playing well for your club comes first, don’t let all the other stuff catch the limelight. That is my advice.”