Football rumours: Is Jose Mourinho ready to add more signings to Manchester United squad?

Jose Mourinho could bolster his defensive options with the signing of Southampton defender Jose Fonte.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 15th August 2016, 8:51 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:47 pm
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The Manchester Evening News say Jose Mourinho wanted to bring in two defenders all along and the second to arrive at Old Trafford could be Jose Fonte from Southampton.

Fonte, 32, has impressed for Southampton and Portugal and would be a squad player if he is signed.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said midfielder Juan Mata, 28, had a future at the club after scoring in their Premier League opener against Bournemouth.(Sky Sports).

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Across the city, goalkeeper Joe Hart has been told he can leave if manager Pep Guardiola signs a replacement, with Everton keen getting the England international. (Daily Mirror)

Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, 33, has agreed terms with City, casting further doubt over Hart’s future.

Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette, 25, says he might leave Lyon this summer. The Premier League side have had a £29m bid rejected for the France international. (Canal+ via Metro)

Crystal Palace are ready to bid for West Ham striker Andy Carroll, 27, if they fail to sign Liverpool forward Christian Benteke, 25, claims the Daily Express.

Sky Sports say West Brom are also interested in Benteke, but Liverpool will not accept anything less than £32.5m for the Belgian.