Paul Merson believes Arsenal should move for Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann.
The Old Trafford outfit have been heavily linked with a summer transfer for the Atletico Madrid star but Merson reckons his former club should put themselves in contention to sign the 25-year-old.
“They pay top dollar those Arsenal fans,” Merson told talkSPORT.
Man United fans react on Twitter to potential moves for Griezmann and Silva
Fri, January 20, 2017
Manchester United fans are getting excited as rumours of a double swoop in the summer for Antoine Griezmann and Bernardo Silva gather pace
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Manchester United fans are getting excited about a potential double swoop for Antoine Griezmann and Bernardo Silva in the summer
“When you’re paying that kind of money you have to be watching world class footballers at the club. You can’t just have two – you should have five and six in my opinion.
“With Griezmann, people go ‘they’ve [Arsenal] got that kind of player’. They haven’t. They’ve got two of them but you could do with another one.
“For me there isn’t a club in the world that wouldn’t want Griezmann.”
Luke Shaw has fallen out of favour with Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho has played down talk his goalkeepers David de Gea and Sergio Romero may leave in the summer.
He said: "I cannot have a better goalkeeper than David. I cannot have a better replacement than Sergio. I cannot have a better professional than Sergio.
"I want them both to stay. So if there is something true in relation to Boca, I will try to stop it because I want Sergio to stay."
Luke Shaw is going through a 'difficult period' according to United boss Jose Mourinho.
The left-back has struggled for fitness since recovering from his double leg break in 2015.
Jose Mourinho is desperate to keep David de Gea
And this week his agent dismissed reports he could be sold in the summer.
But Mourinho was far from positive about the 21-year-old's current state.
"Injuries? Of course. You try to have in the squad the players with more minutes, the players in better shape, in better condition.
"In Luke Shaw's case, even in the game against Reading, when he could have started the game and had 90 minutes, in the morning of the game he was ill and not ready to play.
"So even in that match, which could have been good for him, he was not able to play, so he's having a difficult period."