Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Real Madrid defender Eder Militao - report
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Real Madrid defender Eder Militao, according to a report
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Real Madrid defender Eder Militao, according to a report in Spain.
Spanish media outlet AS, as quoted by Caught Offside, is reporting that Spurs are interested in a swoop to sign Militao to bolster Mourinho’s defensive options.
The same article states that Mourinho has noted Militao’s lack of playing time at Real Madrid as a potential incentive to launch an offer for the Brazilian centre-half.
According to the same report, the Tottenham manager is eager to bolster his centre-half options given concerns about an over-reliance on Eric Dier and Davinson Sanchez.
The report claims that Mourinho has a lack of confidence in his current duo and the former Real Madrid manager is considering a move to sign Militao to bolster his options at centre-half.
However, AS say that it’s unclear whether Real Madrid would be open to selling the former FC Porto defender or how much los Blancos would look to secure as a transfer fee.
Real Madrid signed Militao in a £45m deal from Portuguese outfit FC Porto in the 2019 summer transfer window.
The Brazilian centre-half caught Real Madrid’s eye after he netted five times in 47 games in all competitions in the 2018-19 season.
Militao has only made 23 appearances in his fledgling Real Madrid career so far.
Tottenham have already signed Gareth Bale on loan from Real Madrid in the current campaign.