Mourinho according to reports from the media, is believed to be already furious with Manchester United lack of transfer activity ahead of the January window. Media handle Daily Telegraph reports that the Portuguese tactician could be on a fresh loggerhead with club’s Vice Chairman Ed Woodward.

According to the media handle, Mourinho wants to the Red Devils a central defender when the winter window commences.

The same report claims that Mourinho believes that Manchester United’s defensive frailties this season have been down to their failure to recruit a new centre-half in the summer. It is important to note that the Portuguese trainer was linked with a lot of defenders last summer but Woodward vetoed all deal.

Jose Mourinho according to reports is willing to offload Eric Bailly, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo, to fund the acquisition of a world class defender with Kalidou Kouliaby, Toby Alderweireld and Milan Skriniar all as potential January acquisition.

Manchester United are likely to be involved with a number of new signings next month following their stuttering start to the new season.

They are currently 16 points behind leaders Liverpool FC in the Premier League table as they prepare for their trip to Anfield on Sunday afternoon.