Reports coming in from the quarters of Manchester United, has revealed that the club’s manager, Jose Mourinho, is ready to sell the likes of Marcos Rojo and Eric Bailly in the January transfer window in order to buy new defenders for the club.
Mourinho identified the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Harry Maguire, Yerry Mina, Jerome Boateng and Diego Godin as centre-back targets last summer, but the club refused to pursue any of them.
According to The Telegraph UK, United’s chiefs now want to cash in on Rojo and Bailly, with the likes of Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld and Inter’s Skriniar on Mourinho’s radar.
Bailly, who has not being having playing time for his club last featured for Manchester United in their 3-2 victory over Newcastle last month.
Rojo, on the other hand, has not played any match for the Red Devils this season. Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof have been preferred to Bailly and Rojo.
Mourinho’s side have conceded 21 goals in 12 Premier League games so far this season.