Colombia star linked with Man United forced to train alone – report

FC Barcelona defender Yerry Mina is training away from the squad amid reports linking the defender with Manchester United, according to a report

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Yerry Mina has been forced to train alone at FC Barcelona as Manchester United continue to be linked with a move to sign the Colombia international, according to a report in Spain.

Spanish media outlet Marca, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Red Devils are considering a bid to sign the South American as a potential alternative to Tottenham Hotspur’s Toby Alderweireld.

The same article states that the World Cup star has been training away from the rest of the FC Barcelona squad over the past week amid ongoing transfer speculation.

According to the same story, FC Barcelona are looking to secure a transfer fee in the region of €40m (£36m) for the 23-year-old Colombian centre-half.

Manchester United have been left frustrated in the past month or so after the Red Devils were unable to conclude some defensive signings.

The Red Devils have signed FC Porto full-back Diogo Dalot in a £17m deal earlier in the summer transfer window to improve their options at right-back.

Manchester United spent £52m on Brazil international Fred after the playmaker swapped Shakhtar Donetsk for the 20-time English champions.

Veteran England goalkeeper Lee Grant moved to Manchester United in a £1.5m deal from relegated Stoke City.

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