Man United manager Jose Mourinho is believed to be preparing to revamp his defence in the summer.
Chris Smalling and Phil Jones’ places are reportedly under threat, with Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane, Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld and Leicester’s Harry Maguire all linked.
Alderweireld, regarded as one of the best in Europe, could be cheap for a club like United. His contract expires in 2019, but includes a one-year extension, which is scheduled to be activated next summer. However, it features a £25million release clause which could be activated in the summer of 2019 and increases the pressure on Spurs to sell when the next transfer window opens.
A midfielder is also believed to be on the agenda and a lot of talk has focused on the position of Pogba – do they need someone else to play next to him?
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