Manchester United are reportedly in negotiations with Juventus over potential swaps deal as Mourinho looks to conclude moves which will involve the clubs unhappy players moving the opposite direction.
Reports from Calciomercato claim Mourinho Is keen on adding more depth to his squad and has held talks with the Serie A champions for the trio of Sami Khedira, Mario Mandzukic and Alex Sandro.
The Italian news outlet claims the Portuguese would use want-away winger Anthony Martial and full-back Matteo Darmian as makeweights to sweeten any potential deal.
The Red Devils are said to have held a long-term interest in Alex Sandro as they are keen on solving the complicated left-sided option of the back line with Luke Shaw set for a departure amid reports of a return to Southampton.
Meanwhile, Mandzukic has struggled for minutes after failing to usurp Gonzalo Higuain in the club’s central forward position and was mainly used as a backup option or primarily shifted as a left wing forward to accommodate Higuain and Paulo Dybala.
World cup winner, Sami Khedira is reportedly also shortlisted among Mourinho’s five-man midfield targets this summer and the German midfielder could be tempted in reuniting with the Portuguese though the deals are not supposed straightforward swap moves and could potentially involve high figures for each player involved.