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The 32-year-old star confirms Manchester United interest
by Ogundokun Ayobami , at 10:27 , have 0
According to the Metro, Southampton centre-back Jose Fonte is being flattered by the reported interest from Manchester United, as the Premier League club are considering to get his signature during the summer transfer window.
The experienced Portugal international, who has played an important role for his national side to win the Euro 2016 tournament in France this summer, has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford, with his compatriot Jose Mourinho reportedly ready to snap him.
During his interview, the 32-year-old Portuguese defender spoke about the interest from Man United and admitted that it’s a great feeling when world’s one of the best club and manager are willing to get his signature.
He told the reporters of Maisfutebol: “If the interest is there it is a reason to be flattered to be associated with a club like Manchester United.
“But I have a contract with Southampton, and I’m just focused on my work, to make a great season. I will not deny that Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world and that makes me happy to be associated with it.
“But to be Manchester United’s player is a big difference.”
The defender also praised Man United head coach Jose Mourinho and admitted that he has known Mourinho for 12 years, since his first spell at Chelsea.
“It is true that I have known him for many years. Already we’ve played against each other many times, and he Mourinho knows me well. I, of course, have a great admiration for him.
“I know is that he is one of the world’s best, if not the best, and if he’s interested in hiring me I’m flattered.” He said.
The 32-year-old star confirms Manchester United interest - written by Ogundokun Ayobami , published at 10:27 . And have 0