Roma planning to swoop in for Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof?

Jose Mourinho’s Roma are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United centre-back Viktor Lindelof this summer.

Jose Mourinho‘s Roma reportedly interested in signing Manchester United Centre back Victor Lindelof this summer.

The Portuguese boss has already signed Nemanja Matic from the Red Devils after his contract expired at Old Trafford at the end of June.

Serie A livery is also believed to be interested in signing eric baileyA report claims the Defender is available this summer for less than £10m.

forza roma Now reports that Lindelof is the latest United player to emerge as a potential target for Gialorosi, who is looking to strengthen his defensive options before the September 1 deadline.

Victor Lindelof as pictured for Manchester United in October 2021© Reuters

The report said Mourinho is a fan of Lindelof and the 28-year-old’s name was mentioned during talks between United and Roma over a possible deal for his teammate Bailey.

Lindelof was signed by Mourinho during his time at the Red Devils, with the Sweden international joining Benfica in the summer of 2017 for around £40m.

The defender has since made 195 appearances in all competitions for United, including 34 last season, although he is yet to win a trophy with the club.

After the arrival of big money of lisandro martínez From Ajax, Lindelof could potentially be pushed further down the pecking order with the captain Harry Maguire and last summer’s recruiting Rafael Varane compete for a place in Eric Ten HagoStarting lineup.

A possible switch to Roma, where he appears to have gained more regular first-team football, could therefore appeal to Lindelof, who has two years left on his contract.

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Manchester United centre-back Victor Lindelof pictured September 14, 2021© Reuters

Roma have signed four players as Matic so far this summer. paulo dybala, zeki celik And mile swillerBut they remain active in the transfer market.

Giallorossi is understood to be on the verge of signing Georgino Wijnaldum on loan from Paris Saint GermainWhile he has also expressed interest in signing the striker Andrea Belotti Joe is currently a free agent after leaving Torino.

Man United are believed to be keen to field several defenders with Bailey’s future this summer, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Phil Jones, axel tuanzebe And Brandon Williams All are considered uncertain.

alex tels have now completed their switch to the Spanish side Seville On a season-long loan deal, while Roma is joined by the likes of Sevilla, fulhamAnd AC Milan In the race to sign Bailey.

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