Manchester United have suffered big time in the absence of star midfielder Paul Pogba and reports suggest that Mourinho is looking to sign a versatile midfield star in the upcoming winter transfer window.
The Red Devils have been linked with Spanish international and Valencia star Carlos Soler for quite some time and according to Independent, Mourinho has made the 20-year-old his top transfer target in January.
Valencia are currently in brilliant form in the Spanish league. They are second in the table, four points above reigning champions Real Madrid and four points behind current leaders Barcelona.
The British source have mentioned that Valencia have suffered losses in the past three years and to sort the financial issue, they would have to sell star players.
It is further mentioned that Valencia would not really like to sell Soler but a big offer from the Old Trafford club could not be resisted.
In the current campaign, Carlos has featured in 11 league games, scored 1 goal and provided 4 assists. His contract with Valencia will expire in 2021 and it has a huge release clause of €80m (Deporte Valenciano).
However, Independent claim that Soler would likely cost around 40 million pounds (€45m) in January.
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