Manchester United are reportedly in advanced talks to sign Barcelona’s Yerry Mina as Jose Mourinho ramps up his efforts to get his man.
The Colombian emerged as a shock target for the Portuguese manager after it appeared Leicester City would not negotiate a deal for Harry Maguire.
United have quickly moved through their transfer targets with it initially being reported Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld was their top priority.
Nonetheless Mourinho may finally get one of the two signings he hoped he would get before the summer transfer window shuts in less than two weeks time.
Centre-back has been a priority all summer long with just one major signing completed so far in former Shakhtar Donetsk man Fred.
According to Manchester Evening News, Mundo Deportivo report the Red Devils’ negotiations with Barcelona have reached an advanced stage with just personal terms needed to be ironed out.
The investment in the centre-back begs the question of what it means for Victor Lindelof who was widely expected to forge a first team partnership with Eric Bailly.
The Swede was linked with a move away from Old Trafford whether temporary or permanent but nothing came of it.
Marcos Rojo is said to be the man who’s most dispensable there are still concerns over what the transfer means for the rest of the club’s defenders.