Manchester United signed Eric Bailly to reinforce their back line in the summer transfer window but the Ivorian international is currently injured at the moment.
If reports in the media are anything to go by then the Red Devils are looking to sign another defender in the form of David Alaba from Bayern Munich (The Sun via Mirror).
As per the provided Sun link, the 24-year-old Austrian international is rated around 40 million pounds ($50million) and Mourinho is keen on beating Man City to his signature.
The Bundesliga star is a versatile talent who can not only play as a left back but also as a winger. Moreover, Alaba is renowned for his brilliant set piece ability. This season, David has provided 3 in the league (10 games) and 3 assists in the Champions League (4 games).
At the moment, United have players like Blind, Rojo, Shaw and Darmian who can effectively play in the left fullback position. Therefore, in all fairness, there is no real need of spending heavy cash to sign Alaba.
Here is how Man United will line up with David Alaba if he does end up moving to Old Trafford.
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