Two replacements discussed — Jose Mourinho reveals summer transfer plans for the midfield

Jose Mourinho

Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho has revealed his ambition of bolstering the midfield department during the summer amid Michael Carrick’s retirement and Marouane Fellaini’s probable exit from Old Trafford.

The likes of Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba have been impressive in a 4-3-3 formation of late but the Portuguese is still keen on strengthening the midfield ranks further ahead of next season.

In a report covered by M.E.N, Mourinho confirmed his plans to re-invest in the centre of the park with long-serving midfielder Carrick having already announced his retirement at the end of the season.

Marouane Fellaini’s future also remains uncertain with his contract due to expire in the summer and Mourinho has admitted that the Belgian’s departure alongside Carrick could urge United to pursue a couple of midfielders.

“We are going to invest the basic to improve our squad. We need to find a replacement for Michael Carrick, if Marouane Fellaini leaves, we need to find a replacement for Marouane Fellaini,” Mourinho said.

A number of high-profile midfielders have been associated with United of late, but according to M.E.N, Shakhtar Donetsk’s Fred and Napoli’s Jorginho are leading the queue with the latter tipped for a Manchester United.

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  1. He needs to bring the average age down to catch City, too many old legs not enough quality or verve in certain areas, there are usually 5 positions nearly every game that are over 29 some in their 30’s younger players under a good manager are always going to lead them a merry chase.

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