Mourinho ‘contacts Fellaini about January move’ and reunion with ex-Utd ace

first_imgLatest Spurs Transfer NewsGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endGossipSPURRED ONTottenham table contract offer for Bayern Munich’s teenage starlet Taylor BoothGossipJOSE’S SP-ARKSpurs ‘in secret transfer talks’ with Napoli over £45m-rated Arkadiusz MilikGossipALL O-VERVertonghen may QUIT Spurs for free next month as club refuse two-year dealGossipNO KANE DOSpurs reject Kane approach by Barca forcing them into £100m Martinez moveGossipDOUBLE BUBBLESpurs eye double Serie A transfer swoop for Alex Sandro and CastagneBROTHERS IN ARMSSpurs target Booth brothers – Taylor from Bayern, Zach at Real Salt LakeGossipSERGE SPLURGESpurs join Utd and Chelsea in race for Lazio’s £80m-rated Milinkovic-SavicThe following season was blighted by a knee injury as the player nonetheless scored five goals in his emerging role as a super sub.And the switch to China has seen him return to form with 12 goals for Luneng who were downed by Shanghai Shenhua in last week’s Cup final.Back in England, Mourinho has won four of his first five games as Spurs boss but is yet to settle on a preferred central midfield setup with Christian Eriksen set to leave.2 Fellaini was a favourite of Mourinho’s at Old TraffordCredit: AFP or licensorsJosé Mourinho compares Son wonder-goal vs Burnley to legendary Ronaldo Nazário strike for Barcelona MAROUANE FELLAINI could return to the Premier League next month after Jose Mourinho reportedly contacted the Belgian about a move to Spurs.Despite a fast start to life in North London, the Portuguese coach is considering a January refresh to his squad that may feature a familiar name.2 Fellaini signed for Shandong Luneng in JanuaryCredit: Getty – ContributorAccording to Belgian outlet DH Les Sports, Mourinho rang up Fellaini only hours after his club Shandong Luneng ended their season with defeat in the CFA Cup final.The Tottenham manager is said to have made his former Manchester United favourite a priority signing for the January window.Even at 32, Fellaini remains something of a unique proposition at the top level and Mourinho wants a player of his profile to bolster Spurs’ squad.A five-year spell at United saw the towering midfielder become a valuable asset when the ex-Chelsea and Real Madrid boss took control in 2016.Fellaini played 47 times as the Red Devils won the League Cup and Europa League in Mourinho’s first season.That included the assist for Paul Pogba’s opener in the final versus Ajax.last_img

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