Manchester United started inconsistently under the management of Mourinho but with the passage of time, they have largely improved.
Jose still needs to reinforce his squad in the winter transfer window and Benfica star Lindelof was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford.
However, yesterday, BBC Sport reported that the Red Devils will not be signing the Swedish international next month because Mourinho really does not need to buy a defender with so many options already at disposal.
The British giants have also been linked with Nelson Semedo but the Portuguese side do not want to lose him next month (via Mirror).
United have improved lately but they have rarely kept clean sheets. So far, this season, the Old Trafford club have only kept 6 clean sheets in 18 league games. Moreover, they still lack a strong central defender who could be the leader of the back line for the former Chelsea boss.
In such a scenario, Man Utd have to buy a top quality center half in the upcoming January transfer window and Dutch international Virgil van Dijk perfectly fits the bill.
The former Celtic defender was in top form for the Saints last season. He has been brilliant this season as well and has attracted interest from top European clubs.
This season, in 25 appearances for the Premier League side, the 25-year-old star has netted three goals.
The dilemma is that he is going to cost a lot because Southampton do not want to sell and have slapped a price tag (Telegraph) of 60 million pounds (€70million). In your opinion, should Mourinho splash the cash and sign Virgil van Dijk?
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