Tottenham have been brilliant in the Premier League this season but still failed to win the title. To make further progress next season, Pochettino must hold onto his key stars.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho signed Eric Bailly to strengthen his defense last summer. Now, the former Chelsea manager is ready to splash a huge sum to sign three key Spurs players to improve things at the back this summer.
According to Daily Star, Jose is ready to splash a fee of 110 million pounds ($142million) to hire the services of Kyle Walker, Danny Rose and Eric Dier from the North Londoners.
Spurs have the best defensive record in the PL this season and the above mentioned trio have been influential for Mauricio Pochettino. It will be intriguing to see how Man Utd will line up if the stars do end up moving to Old Trafford in the summer transfer window.
Walker and Rose have been two of the most consistent fullbacks in the country. United lack a consistent left back and Danny can solve that dilemma for Mourinho. On the other hand, Valencia has been fantastic for the Red Devils int he right back position but Jose needs a long term replacement for the veteran star and Walker would be the perfect man for the job.
As far as Dier is concerned, he is mainly a strong defensive midfielder but this season, Pochettino has mostly played him in the defense.
Over the years, Mourinho has had strong DMs in his teams such as Makelele, Essien and Matic at Chelsea, Cambiasso at Inter Milan, Khedira and Diarra at Real Madrid. However, he lacks one at Manchester United. Not to forget, the Portuguese boss did not rate Schneiderlin very highly and sold him in the winter window.
If Eric joins the Red Devils, we expect him to start in the defensive midfield role under Mourinho. Here is how Man Utd will line up with Rose, Walker and Dier.
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