BARD OF THE WINDOW
Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette was another popular target this offseason, linked to Atletico Madrid, Arsenal and Manchester United. And whether it was the way his French was translated, everything he had to say about his employment status sounded so profound ...
“There’s Antoine Griezmann ... We have a nice story that we can continue to write together.” – On a possible move to Atletico.
“Like everyone else, I heard the news. The decision did not turn me upside down, life goes on.” – After the move to Madrid was quashed because of a transfer ban.
“The Premier League is a beautiful championship with interesting teams. But, for now, these are just rumours.” – On a move to England.