Jose Mourinho’s alternatives revealed in case transfer for top target falls through

first_imgHowever, according to The Independent, the Red Devils expect the deal to go right to the August 9 transfer deadline.Spurs are only willing to do a deal which includes Anthony Martial or a straight up offer of £55 million – something the Red Devils have baulked at.With Daniel Levy remaining as frugal and unrelenting in his negotiations as ever, Mourinho has listed two younger alternatives to the 29-year-old Belgium international instead.Leicester City star Harry Maguire and Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar have both been identified by Mourinho as potential options, should a deal for Alderweireld fail to come to fruition. Toby Alderweireld remains Manchester United’s top transfer target, but Jose Mourinho has a list of alternative options lined up in case.It was believed a deal for the Tottenham Hotspur centre-half was no longer a viable option for the Red Devils. 2 2 Alderweireld is valued at £55 million by Spurs Mourinho has lined up two potential back-ups to Toby Alderweireld Any deal for Harry Maguire is likely to cost an eye-watering sum, with the Foxes reportedly insisting the Red Devils equal the world record fee of £75 million for a defender.The report goes on to say Mourinho is desperate to sign a centre-half and a right-winger at the very least before the August 9 transfer deadline.United have been linked with Skriniar’s Inter teammate Ivan Perisic.It is understood the Croatian is likely to arrive as a replacement for Anthony Martial, who is ready to quit Old Trafford this summer.last_img read more