José Mourinho targets summer move for Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld

Guardian

• Manchester United manager wants to revamp his defence• Belgian open to deal having failed to agree new deal with SpursJosé Mourinho is targeting Toby Alderweireld as part of the Manchester United manager’s intended revamp of his defence this summer, with the Tottenham Hotspur centre-back open to a move to Old Trafford.Alderweireld is out of contract in 2020 and discussions over fresh terms have reached a virtual impasse. The Belgian is conscious he can leave Tottenham next summer for €25m (£22m) due to a clause in his deal, though only if an option to extend until 2020 is activated. Continue reading...

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