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Manchester United has recently signed the Ivorian defender, Eric Bailly from Vilarreal, and is yet to sign few big guns under the new manager.

Jose Mourinho at Manchester United can attract the best players from across Europe. Let’s take a look at 3 Ex-Mourinho players who can possibly join him at Manchester United.

 

  1. Raphael Varane-

A defender who really blossomed under Mourinho and with limited chances at Real Madrid, and he also might consider a move to Old Trafford.

 

Current Club: Real Madrid

Position: Centre-Back

Age: 23

Height: 6’2

Nationality: France

 

Characteristics:

  1. Strong at aerial duels.
  2. Good passing.
  3. Keeps ball possession.
  4. Not so good at tackling.

 

Stats 2015/16 La Liga

 

Total Appearances: 26

Average Duels Won: 51%

Average Defensive Actions: 7

Total Defensive Errors: 2

Yellow Cards: 5

Red Cards: 1

 

 

 

  1. Nemanja Matic-

Jose Mourinho has been blessed with some outstanding talent in his managerial career, but Matic could turn out to be one of the very best. The Serbian midfielder was contacted by Manchester United after the arrival of Jose Mourinho to the Old Trafford. After being criticized by his own club fans, he might consider a move away from the London club with a better pay too.

 

Current Team: Chelsea

Position: Central/Defensive midfielder

Age: 27

Height: 6′ 4

Nationality: Serbia

 

Characteristics:

  1. Accurate Passing
  2. Good at dribbling
  3. Good Tackler
  4. Keeps ball possession
  5. Average Attacking Prowess

 

 

Stats 2015/16 EPL

 

Total Appearances: 33

Goals Scored: 2

Shot Accuracy: 40%

Total Chances Created: 19

Avg. Pass Accuracy: 88%

Yellow Cards: 5

 

  1. Wesley Sneijder-

The creative force of the Treble-winning Inter team in his debut season. In 41 appearances, he set-up 16 goals and bagged eight himself. Quality business and guidance from Mourinho at just €15million.

He is a valuable part of both his team and country. He can be a major signing if lands up under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.

 

Current Team: Galatasaray

Positions: Attacking Midfielder, Centre-Midfielder

Age: 32

Height: 5’6

Nationality: Netherlands

 

Characteristics:

  1. Accurate Passing
  2. Likes to shoot from distance
  3. Good set-piece taker
  4. Plays through ball more than often
  5. Poor at aerial duels
  6. Commits foul often

 

Stats 2015/16 Turkish Super Lig

 

Total Appearances: 23

Goals Scored: 5

Shot Accuracy: 43%

Total Chances Created: 47

Avg. Pass Accuracy: 82%

Avg. Pass Length: 18m

Yellow Cards: 10