Manchester United may be on their way to a sensational coup of Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez this window but another player could soon tail him to Old Trafford. It appeared Jose Mourinho is targetting veteran midfielder Lassana Diarra on a free transfer this month, although could a face competition from PSG.
Diarra has been one of the very top choices players of Mourinho and played in two stretches under him, at Chelsea and at Real Madrid.
Diarra in 2016 also implied that he would happily rejoin with his former manager Mourinho if an offer comes.
Asked about his former Chelsea and Madrid boss, Diarra said: ‘Mourinho? I know him well. ‘I have enjoyed some great times with him. He is a coach I really like.’
The 32-year-old lastly played in Europe for Marseille before moving to UAE to Al Jazira last April.
But the player has now ended his agreement with the Arabian side with an expectation of landing a move to a top European club in the January transfer window and his switch to United developed after the player was seen at England a week ago.
United are in the market for a midfielder after it appeared that their star player Fellaini is hesitant to sign another arrangement and would leave the club in January as a free transfer whereas veteran Michael Carrick could likewise end his playing trade after this season.
This has picked United to search for a midfielder and with Diarra available on a free deal, Mourinho is supposedly searching for a bargain deal and looking at the player as a quick addition to the squad.
According to reports, United reached the French player’s agent over a conceivable arrangement but dismally the English group is now apparently facing a battle with French giants Paris Saint Germans who are likewise entertained to sign the player as a future replacement of their leaving star Thiago Motta and allegedly as of now leading the race.
It although also looks like the arrangements between PSG and Diarra now has apparently slowed down since Mourinho enrolled his influence however with Diarra likewise eager to come back to his nation of origin and inclining toward a move to France, the United boss might have to face a major block in securing the deal.