Mourinho contacted Real Madrid president over Eder Militao to replace Vertonghen

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO has reportedly contacted Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over a £70million summer swoop for Eder Militao.Spanish outlet El Desmarque claims the Special One is drawing up replacements for Jan Vertonghen, who is out of contract at the end of the season.1 Real Madrid are prepared to cut their losses on Brazilian defender Eder MilitaoCredit: Getty Images – GettyThe Belgian, 32, who was an unused substitute in the club’s Champions League exit to RB Leipzig, appears to be no closer to signing an extension.Militao, meanwhile, has endured a torrid debut season at Madrid following a £44m move from Porto last summer.The 22-year-old has fallen behind Zinedine Zidane’s established centre-back pairing of Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane at the Bernabeu.While Militao has often been forced to play out of position on the rare occasion that Dani Carvajal is injured.In total, he has made just 13 appearances for Los Blancos all season, with a mere seven starts in LaLiga.Despite that, Madrid are desperate to make a profit on Militao and have reportedly told Mourinho that they’ll let him leave for £70m.But Spurs boss Mourinho remains confident of lowering his former employer’s lofty valuation of the defender before next season.MAKE YOUR DEBUT Bet £5 get £20 in free bets for new customers at LadbrokesMost Read in FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticSunSport previously revealed that the north Londoners are also eyeing up a move for £22m-rated Rangers star Borna Barisic.The Croatia ace, 27, has already featured 43 times this season for club and country, keeping 24 clean sheets.Roma considered a January offer but with Gers unwilling to sell mid-season, they look on course to test the waters again.TOTTENHAM NEWS LIVE: FOLLOW LATEST SPURS UPDATESTottenham boss Jose Mourinho has hope that Harry Kane will soon return to traininglast_img

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