According to a report from Voetbal 24, Tottenham Hotspur could be set to offer Marouane Fellaini a route back into the Premier League this summer, with Jose Mourinho keen on reuniting with the former Manchester United star.
Fellaini had a good relationship with Mourinho when he was at Old Trafford, often being brought on as a target man up front when his side were chasing the game.
The Belgian international left United to join Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng in January of 2019.
Voetbal 24 claim that, although Fellaini is contracted to the club until December, the two parties could reach an agreement to end his contract this summer so that he can start the 2021/22 season at a new club.
The report claims that Mourinho has sounded out to the 33-year-old about moving to Spurs and the North Londoners could make an offer to him in the summer.
Although previous reports have raised doubts over whether Mourinho will still be at Tottenham next season, Voetbal 24 suggest that the Spurs hierarchy will stick with the Portuguese coach as he would prove too expensive to sack him.
It is said that the North Londoners will heed Mourinho’s demands this summer, one of which is that they bring Fellaini to the club.
Spurs Web Opinion
What we do in the transfer market this summer will likely be dictated by whether Mourinho is still in charge. If we finish considerably short of the top four, I cannot see him still being here next season even if were to beat City in the Carabao Cup final.
If Mourinho keeps his job, I believe he should be backed. While some Spurs fans might be horrified of the prospect of signing Fellaini, I believe he has shown that he can be a very useful option to have on the bench if we plan to go direct under certain circumstances.
Many Spurs fans turned up their noses at the idea of signing Lingard in January and he has demonstrated since then that he could have brought a lot to our side. Fellaini could be a similar case and we do not have much to lose if we sign him on a free transfer.
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