Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mourinho Spurred on as Defender Stalls over New Contract

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mourinho Spurred on as Defender Stalls over New Contract

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MAURICIO Pochettino has refused to discuss the future of United transfer target Toby Alderweireld amid uncertainty over the defender's future at Tottenham.

M.E.N. Sport understands the Reds would be expected to bid for Alderweireld if Spurs decide to sell the defender in the summer.

The 28-year-old has not featured in the Premier League or Champions League since his injury return, with speculation mounting over a potential exit at the end of the season.

The Belgium international is out of contract in under 18 months but his terms include a one-year extension, which is scheduled to be triggered in the summer of 2019.

However, his contract also features a £25m release clause which can be activated in the 2019 summer transfer window.

United are currently monitoring Alderweireld's contract situation as talks of a new deal continue to stall. …

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