Antoine declines to talk about his future

Griezmann fires Atletico to Europa League title

Griezmann fires Atletico to Europa League title

The France global, who was linked with a move to Manchester United last summer before opting to extend his contract with Atletico, said that his standing in world football was down to the coaching of Diego Simeone.

That deal reportedly has a release clause set at €100million, which the Atletico chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin is keen to increase. "Even without him we'll continue to grow".

On Wednesday, the 27-year-old struck in the 21st minute and then again four minutes after the interval, before an effort from skipper Gabi late on wrapped things up. I'm not optimistic or pessimistic. "I've been here for four years and I feel very much at home here", Griezmann said after his match-winning performance.

"Today [Griezmann] has shown that he is focused on Atletico and we will hopefully have him with us next year".

He said that he would love his star player, who had the ideal final preparation for World Cup duties with the French national side with this win, to stay and continue to develop with the side.

The French global has finally managed to break the second place curse, beating Marseille 3-0 in the final to lift the UEFA Europa League trophy.

"I thought it was emotional", Gabi said of Torres' appearance.

"Of course, this victory will help him stay, and more so in the way we have won it, being as decisive as he is for us", he said.

The outcome could have been different had Marseille forward Valere Germain taken an early chance, before Griezmann's lethal finishing allowed Atletico to take control.

"I don't think now is the time to talk about my future", Griezmann repeated when twice asked if he'll stay.

"He's given us a lot, he gave us a leap in quality as a team".

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