Report: Daniel Levy changes transfer stance over selling Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld to Manchester United

Manchester United have been interested in Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld for much of the summer so far.

Toby Alderweireld of Belgium looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 3rd Place Playoff match between Belgium and England at Saint Petersburg Stadium on July 14, 2018 in Saint...

According to the Telegraph, Tottenham Hotspur owner Daniel Levy has softened on his stance of doing business with Manchester United over Toby Alderweireld.

Spurs were initially reluctant to do business with one of their leading Premier League rivals, unless they got a deal for Anthony Martial in return.

 

Spurs were also demanding a high price for Alderweireld, but they have struggled to offload the Belgian.

With the transfer window now edging closer to shutting and Alderweireld still at Spurs, Levy has realised that keeping the centre-back around may not be the best option.

Daniel Levy (R) looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on October 15, 2016 in West Bromwich, England.

And Spurs are now said to be far more receptive to United’s offer for the 29-year-old.

United, though, have other targets - with Harry Maguire now strongly linked.

It remains unclear whether Jose Mourinho’s side will come back in for Alderweireld, but if they do, it seems that Spurs would be much keener to do a deal with the Red Devils at this stage of the summer.

Newport County's Irish striker Padraig Amond (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld during the English FA Cup fourth round replay football match between...

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