Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

What's It All about, Alfie? Swans Boss Claims He Doesn't Know

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

What's It All about, Alfie? Swans Boss Claims He Doesn't Know

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JOSE Mourinho has never floated the idea of signing defender Alfie Mawson to pal Carlos Carvalhal - despite reports claiming United are watching him, the Swansea manager has revealed.

The 24-year-old has been at the heart of the Swans' remarkable revival under Carvalhal and was named in the England squad last month for the friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy.

Clearly, his form has not gone unnoticed and a report in the national press claimed that United sent scouts to watch Mawson in action during Swansea's 1-1 draw with West Brom on Saturday.

But Carvalhal, who memorably shared the stage with Mourinho at his postmatch press conference at Old Trafford last month, claims he has not heard anything about that from his friend.

"I'm not [aware]. As you know I have relations with Mourinho, and Mourinho never talked with me about that," he told reporters at his pre-match press conference on Thursday. …

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