Manchester already have more than a few central defenders in the team but are still eyeing move for another center half this summer and Tottenham Hotspur’s star Toby Alderweireld has been linked with a move to the Red Devils this summer.
Latest reports making rounds in the media are claiming the Old Trafford club are favourites to secure the signing of the Belgium international, who is currently with the rest of Belgium’s team at Russia for the World Cup.
As Tutto Mercota Web reports, the Premier League club are to be favourites to secure Alderweireld’s signing this summer. The Italian outlet also mentioned that the ex-Ajax centre-back is Jose Mourinho’s top priorities in strenthening his side heart of defence this summer.
Alderweireld, who spend majority of the past season on treatment tbale due to a hamstring injury, has been a superb option for Mauricio Pochettino’s team.
In all outings for the North London club, he was only able to register 21 appearances for Tottenham. Now at the World Cup with Belgium, the Belgian has so far notched three appearances and should get the nod to start against Brazil this evening.
His current deal with the North London club will expire next year and as reported by ESPN last month, he is valued at around £70million (€79million).