Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho plots £50m transfer for Premier League star
Mourinho is keen to overhaul his Manchester United rearguard with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones set to be offloaded.
The shock 1-0 defeat to Newcastle at St James' Park further exposed their underlying vulnerability at the back.
Last month Premier League rivals Manchester City and Liverpool splashed out £75m and £57m respectively on centre-backs Virgil van Djik and Aymeric Laporte.
And now, the Mirror reports that Mourinho has demanded the United hierarchy join in and start spending big on defenders too - with two specific targets in mind.
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