Jose Mourinho was first appointed as the brand new AS Roma coach on Tuesday afternoon, however rumors in regards to the switch window are already in full swing.
Giallorossi will attempt to revive his squad below the Portuguese boss this summer time, and a few high-profile names are seemingly to be linked to a possible transfer to the Italian capital in the approaching months.
De Gea is believed to be a goal for AS Roma Pool / Getty Photographs
And with Roma, they’re already dreaming massive. In response to Il Corriere della Sera, Mourinho needs to deliver Manchester United star David de Gea to the Stadio Olimpico this summer time when he begins rebuilding for subsequent season.
The 30-year-old shot-stopper has misplaced his foundation at Outdated Trafford, with Dean Henderson slipping into the primary glove throughout the ultimate months of the season. And may Henderson do sufficient to keep up his place at the start of the upcoming marketing campaign, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will probably be left with an costly drawback in his fingers.
Man Utd can’t afford to maintain De Gea on their books if he shouldn’t be the beginning goalkeeper, so there’s an actual chance that he can depart Outdated Trafford – even on mortgage – within the summer time.
It opens the door for Roma, who’re in nice want of a commanding goalkeeper between the sticks, who’ve undergone a depressing marketing campaign with embarrassing forks and particular person errors from the stoppers Pau Lopez and Antonio Mirante.
De Gea performed for Man Utd towards Roma on Thursday | Alex Livesey – Danehouse / Getty Photographs
Mirante changed Lopez throughout Roma’s 6-2 defeat at Outdated Trafford final Thursday and was mistaken for a few Man Utd targets. The 37-year-old was then dropped for third-choice Daniel Fuzato this weekend, however the Brazilian gave Sampdoria his first objective in a 2-0 victory over Paulo Fonseca’s facet.
So, a top quality goalkeeper will probably be a precedence for Mourinho this summer time, and he could have a variety of confidence in De Gea, having labored collectively throughout his time as Man Utd coach from 2016 to 2018.