Report: Jose Mourinho makes contact with his former Man United player

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho would be handed another tough this coming weekend when his new side travel to West Midlands to face Wolverhampton Wanderers in what would be a scintillating encounter between these two side. Forecastr would be putting up together a host of football predictions for anyone would be thinking of winning one or two bets.

Just barely a month of being appointed Tottenham manager after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino, Jose Mourinho is back in the transfer window saga.

According to reports from Belgian outlet Les Sports+, the Belgian tabloid have claimed that the Portuguese gaffer has made contact with Marouane Fellaini over a potential return to the Premier League in January.

The 32-year-old former Belgium international who is currently plying his trade with Shandong Luneng Taishan in the Chinese Super League played under Mourinho at Manchester United and was a regular starter under the Portuguese manager.

Fellaini, however, left Old Trafford just weeks after Mourinho was shown the exit door at Manchester in December 2018, and joined his current club.

The central midfielder, who can also be deployed both as an attacking and defensive midfielder has impressed with his current club, scoring 12 goals in 34 games as well as having five assists to his name the ever-improving Chinese Super League.

Fellaini helped the Chinese side finish fifth in the 2019 campaign, but his performance was not enough to help his side losing to Shanghai Shenhua in the two-legged Cup final. Hours later, it was reported that the Belgian man received a call from Spurs new boss over a potential return to the Premier league.

Tottenham, according to reports, have made him their ‘first priority’ in January, given they have little back-up to Harry Kane.

Fellaini was criticised during his time at Manchester United but has always respond to his critics with an important goal or assist – given that he is skilled in turning a long ball into the penalty area and something dangerous.

Tottenham do not have a player with his calibre and it gives Mourinho a plan B from the bench, if Kane is struggling to get past an opposition defence. His signing would also give Spurs the option of swinging the ball into the box.

With that being said, the signing of Marouane Fellaini would definitely be a top signing for Tottenham but one stumbling block according to The Sun is that he is earning £350,000 a week.

Next outing for Jose Mourinho and his men would be at the UEFA Champions League against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena as they would be looking to take revenge after they were smashed 7-2 by the German side when they met back in October with former Arsenal man, Serge Gnabry, bagging four just to rub salt into the wound.

The two sides, however, have already secured their places in the tournament knockout stages, but this meeting should still be an entertaining match at the Allianz Arena.

A lot has changed since their last meeting with Niko Kovac parting ways with the Bavarians and being replaced on a temporary basis by Hans-Dieter Flick and Jose Mourinho also coming in to succeed Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager.

Our prediction for this encounter would be Spurs grabbing two goals against Bayern while the home side to score three goals. 3-2.

With Forecastr well-researched and trusted football predictions, you can win yourself a fortune by backing over 3 goals in the clash against Bayern Munich and Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night.

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