After managing to secure Champions League football for next season, Manchester United are preparing to take the transfer market by storm.
The Red Devils have been backed to wrap up deals for both Antoine Griezmann and Michael Keane, with both players interesting manager Jose Mourinho.
Despite winning two trophies – three if you include the Community Shield, which Mourinho does – United endured a rocky campaign and ended up finishing sixth in the Premier League table.
Mourinho knows that more is needed this summer if they are to challenge the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool for the title next term.
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Manchester United are reportedly pursuing Benfica's Victor Lindelof
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has made Victor Lindelof a priority transfer target
And Portuguese newspaper A Bola report that Mourinho has made Lindelof a priority target.
It is claimed that Benfica are demanding a world-record fee for a defender of £52million, that would gazump the £50m Paris Saint-Germain paid Chelsea for David Luiz three years ago.
But while Mourinho is reluctant to meet their valuation, he is confident of thrashing out a deal that would suit both parties.
Lindelof was heavily linked with a January move to United, only for Mourinho to pull the plug on the transfer and place his faith in the likes of Eric Bailly, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling.
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Phil Jones and Chris Smalling face uncertain futures at Manchester United
However, he seems to have reconsidered his decision with Smalling and Jones now facing uncertain futures at Old Trafford.
Mourinho has publicly blasted both players on several occasions this season, prompting talk they could leave.
Both players have been at United since Sir Alex Ferguson's time in charge but the duo could become the latest of the old guard to leave for a new challenge elsewhere.