MANCHESTER UNITED’S hopes of signing Toby Alderweireld could possibly be dashed with Barcelona planning a shock swoop for the defender in January, in line with stories.
The Tottenham centre-back was a key summer time goal for Jose Mourinho as he appeared to resolve the Crimson Devils’ defensive points.
However Alderweireld remained in North London and has starred for Spurs, whereas Mourinho has largely blamed United’s poor kind on not touchdown his centre-back targets.
And, in line with the Every day Mirror, United might have missed their alternative to signal the Belgian as Barcelona are contemplating a bid when the switch window reopens.
The Spanish giants wish to strengthen their defence with Samuel Umtiti a long-term absentee by means of damage, and are monitoring Alderweireld.
The 29-year-old has lower than a yr on his contract at White Hart Lane which can work in Barca’s favour.
Ernesto Valverde’s workforce are second in La Liga, one level behind shock league leaders Sevilla.
They’ve gained only one sport of their final 4 and that got here in opposition to Alderweireld and Tottenham within the Champions League.
Alderweireld’s future at White Hart Lane was doubtful final season as he spent a lot of the marketing campaign on the bench.
However the defender has began all however considered one of Tottenham’s video games within the Premier League this season.