Manchester United have been long-time admirers of Toby Alderweireld and are now ready to exchange Eric Bailly to land the Belgian.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has some significant defensive issues to sort after the Red Devils had their worst ever defensive league campaign conceding 52 goals.
A defender has won Manchester United's Player of the Year award in the same season they've conceded 52 league goals – their worst defensive record since 1978-79. 🙃
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United have been pegged back multiple times by Napoli in their pursuit for Kalidou Koulibaly, and they now seem to have turned their attention to Toby Alderweireld.
Eric Bailly could look to quit United in the summer after enduring an injury-laden spell at Old Trafford with Arsenal interested in signing the Ivorian.
Spurs are also set the match the interest of their North London rivals, and United are hoping to use it to lure the Lilywhites into a deal for Alderweireld.
One of the most significant issues that remain however is Man United’s lack of Champions League football next season, A competition Toby will look to win on June the 1st when they take on Liverpool in Madrid.
Spurs overcame overwhelming odds to get past Ajax in the semifinals and Alderweireld has fired a warning to Jurgen Klopp’s men.
“Ajax was in a very good moment we have to be honest we are not in our best moment of our Spurs career,” said Alderweireld.
“But it was a very sensational comeback.
“If you put that we’re through after being 2-0 down it’s incredible. And this season, in this competition, we were already dead a couple of times and we came back.
“The group stages, Manchester City away as well.
“So I think we deserve to be in the final.
“If you play Dortmund when they were first in the league in Germany, City when they were first in England, Ajax, first in the league in Holland, then I think you deserve to be in the final.”
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