Jose Mourinho is seeking to bring Manchester United defender Eric Bailly to AS Roma, in accordance to reports.
The Portuguese manager brought Bailly to Manchester back again in 2016, signing him from La Liga outfit Villarreal for a fee in the location of £34.2million.
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The Ivorian centre-50 % played 39 moments throughout all competitions in his debut period, assisting the Crimson Devils elevate the EFL Cup and Europa League.
His time in England has been hindered by accidents and as a result, has fallen down in the pecking buy at the club.
Bailly only played seven matches past phrase and 2020/21 is the only time he has showcased extra than 18 occasions in a campaign, excluding his initially 12 months at Old Trafford.
Irrespective of recreation time remaining scarce – on top rated of the signing of Lisandro Martinez from Ajax – the 28-calendar year-previous has told United he would like to keep at the club and battle for his location.
This is according to the Each day Mail, who declare that Roma manager Mourinho is ‘interested’ in bringing Bailly to the Italian money.
United are ‘open to offers’ as they glimpse to balance the publications.
If Bailly can make the transfer to the Serie A club he will be reunited with Chris Smalling, who still left the Purple Devils for Giallorossi in 2020 just after a thriving bank loan spell.
The report adds that numerous Championship sides, including West Brom, Middlesbrough, Birmingham and Millwall, are interested in signing United youngster Hannibal Mejbri on mortgage.
Birmingham boss John Eustace admitted that he would be happy to welcome the “very good” Tunisian worldwide to the Midlands club.
Eustace said: “I am sure we are becoming joined with a ton of players, I know Hannibal is a quite great player, Male United have bought some excellent youthful players in their squad.
“We had a fantastic a single [Tahith Chong] occur to the club past yr and did quite well.
“Listen, if great players are joined to Birmingham Metropolis that is great for us.”