Previous Manchester United director, Jose Mourinho advised the club not to match Liverpool in the race to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in January 2018.
As per The Independent, Man United included Van Dijk’s name as a potential marking before he inevitably joined Liverpool however Mourinho “said no” to the plausibility of taking the middle back to Old Trafford.
The paper included that Mourinho did not have any desire to sign another focal protector around then, despite the fact that the Portuguese altered his perspective only a couple of months after the fact and pushed for the club’s official bad habit administrator, Ed Woodward to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City.
Van Dijk, who joined Liverpool for £75million, has set up himself as one of the world’s best safeguard since joining the Reds.
The Netherlands commander as of late won the UEFA’s Men Best Player of the Year in front of Barcelona chief, Lionel Messi and Juventus hotshot, Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 28-year-old was incorporated into FIFA’s last three-man waitlist for the Men’s Player of the Year grant.