ROMA manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly plotting to buy Eric Bailly – six years after signing him for Manchester United.
Il Romanista declares A special person tried and failed to catch the centre-back last month.
But Rome The manager is ready to return with a new bid this summer.
He made 38 appearances in his first season at Old Trafford but injuries and poor form soon made him a fringe player.
Bailly has only played four times this season.
And United are ready to sell the Ivorian with his contract expiring in 2024.
Mourinho seems keen to link up with the centre-back again.
And if Bailly leaves, that could open the door for United to sign a replacement.
However, the Reds were well stocked in that area.
Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane and Victor Lindelof took the lead over Bailly in dissection order.
Meanwhile, Phil Jones is still in the books, so is Axel Tuanzebe when he returns on loan from Napoli.
There are also good young prospects to fill the void, with Teden Mengi currently impressing at Birmingham.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17715611/bailly-man-utd-roma-transfer-mourinho/ Roma boss Jose Mourinho ‘targets Eric Bailly transfer six years after bringing the Ivorian defender to Man Utd’