Jose Mourinho has already been in ‘regular contact’ with Samuel Umtiti, amid rumours that Tottenham Hotspur want the Barcelona centre-back.
Tottenham have looked shaky at the back this term, with a centre-back now need the top of Mourinho’s wishlist to sign.
United never got a deal over the line for Umtiti, despite Mourinho apparently personally ringing the centre-back, but he may be hoping for more luck at Spurs.
If Umtiti was brought to Tottenham he could be an upgrade on any of their current central defensive options, with both Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen facing question marks over their form this season.
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