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A Brazilian soccer expert has confirmed that Spurs coach José Mourinho has a keen interest in Eder Militao.
Corriere dello Sport He reported on Tuesday that Mourinho had asked Daniel Levy for only one signing in January and that he was central Militao.
The Brazilian defender does not have playing time at the Bernabéu. He is behind Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos and Nacho in the hierarchical order.
The player moved to the Bernabéu for a fee of 50 million euros in the summer of 2019. However, he has failed to establish himself with Zinedine Zidane and has only played two games in LaLiga this season.
And now it seems that the talk may well have substance with Sky Sports’ South American soccer expert Tim Vickery confirms that Mourinho is interested in the 22-year-old.
Vickery said Sky sports: “The great Brazilian defender is about to turn 23 years old. The news I hear is that José Mourinho is certainly interested in the Real Madrid center-back.
“That is coming out of the Portuguese press that has good contact with Mourinho. I would say watch this space. If Mourinho is interested, maybe this will take place.
“He developed in Sao Paulo as a winger before becoming a center back in Porto. In Brazil he is seen as a long-term successor to Thiago Silva, but at Real he has not gotten a match ”.
Replacement for Davinson Sánchez?
Vickery also claimed that Militao could be a long-term replacement for Davinson Sánchez. Sánchez has only made five Premier League starts this season with Eric Dier and Toby Alderweireld as his preferred partner.
Sun. He claimed last month that Sánchez was a target for Italian club AC Milan.
Meanwhile, Alderweireld has been interesting with PSV The Telegraph (quoted by Inside Soccer) claiming that Eindhoven contacted Alderweireld’s agent earlier this month.
Vickey added: “Mourinho has shown that he can strengthen a defensive player with Serge Aurier.
“Mourinho sees something in him that he doesn’t see in Davinson Sánchez. It will be interesting to see if he can get Militao’s career back on track. “
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