Saturday, 23 June, 2018

Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld says he could stay amid Manchester United links

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The Daily Star and The Sun are two of the papers convinced that the tough-tackling Tottenham defender will soon be on his way to Old Trafford.

According to the Sun, Jose Mourinho wants to complete the signing of Alderweireld before the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation starts on Thursday (June 14).

Apparently United "are in talks with Spurs over the Belgium international" and negotiations are progressing slowly if steadily, although a sticking point is Tottenham's asking price of more than £70m, which is about £20m too high for United.

Pellegrini will want an added goalscorer in the ranks at the London Stadium, whether top-scorer Marco Arnautovic leaves for Manchester United or not (Sky Sports), as the side were seriously lacking attacking depth last season, with the likes of Andy Carroll now seemingly on borrowed time.

According to the same story, Manchester United will lead the interest in the 29-year-old centre-half ahead of the new Premier League campaign.

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Targeting Raphael Varane, however, may seem a touch ambitious.

It appears that Danny Rose will not be leaving Tottenham just yet, as Manchester United reportedly scrapped plans to add another full back to their ranks.

Meanwhile what about the man behind the back four?

Who would you like to see United sign for next season?

Verratti has always been linked with a move to Old Trafford and Mourinho is in the market for another midfielder, despite agreeing a deal to sign Fred, as Michael Carrick has retired and Marouane Fellaini is set to leave on a free transfer after failing to sign a new deal.

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