Jose Mourinho made it clear that he wanted a new central defender in the transfer window. But the Red Devils were left without a full agreement when the transfer deadline was closed at 5pm on Thursday. The Tottenham star Alderweireld was connected throughout the summer but in the end she remained aware of her current presence in the Premier League. And the journalist Ian Darke predicted might not fit Old Trafford.
"You wonder what's going on behind the scenes"
"Well, you wonder what happens behind the scenes because this is mysterious and curious that Manchester United has been so quiet," he said. "Jose Mourinho showed up at the press conference this (Thursday) morning and said there would be no purchases today." They were connected with Harry Maguire, they were connected to Alderweireld, the Tottenham Hotspur defender. agreement easier to do, but apparently there was not even an offer for him. "So what happened I really do not know. "United had a quiet transfer window, bringing only three players: Brazil's international Fred, right-back young Diogo Dalot and veteran goalkeeper Lee Grant moved to Old Trafford, but Mourinho made it clear that he was desperate for to land a new central defender Last night he started the new Premier League season against Leicester, Mourinho's team started the race by beating Foxes 2-1 at Old Trafford.Paul Pogba took them to the lead with a first time pe nalty before Luke Shaw doubled the lead with his first senior goal, Jamie Vardy slumped home in recovery time to prepare a nervous ending but United managed to secure all three points.