In May, the Daily Star claimed that Mauricio Pochettino was keen on the Ivory Coast international, viewing him as a suitable replacement for Toby Alderweireld.
The outlet had also suggested that Spurs were looking to lock horns with North London rivals Arsenal for Bailly's services, the player said to have been keen on leaving Old Trafford.
Fast-forward three months and both Alderweireld and Bailly are still at their respective clubs and unlikely to leave this summer now that the English transfer window has shut and no replacements can be bought until January.
Bailly's contract is set to expire at the end of the 2019-20 season as things stand and, given his poor injury record during his time at Man United - he is currently out until January - there could well have been doubts over his future at Old Trafford.
The Sun, however, claims that the 25-year-old has a clause in his contract, which means that Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could extend his deal by two years - something which the club reportedly plans to do so as to not lose him for nothing next summer.
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