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Deschamps: Griezmann can handle latest Atletico Madrid exit talk

France coach Didier Deschamps says Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann can handle a fresh round of transfer speculation.

Linked with a €120m move to Barcelona over the weekend, Griezmann is said to have decided to seek a move from Atletico this summer - which has also sparked the interest of Manchester United and Bayern Munich.

Asked about the player's situation, Deschamps said: "It's the media game, it's done, it's not done. No problem with that.

"If he is asked, he may have to think. At the World Cup, that did not stop him from being very focused. He has enough maturity. These are career choices, it's not easy. It's their daily lot.

"As you journalists, you happen to be transferred..."

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