Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho plotting defensive shakeup with ‘Phil Jones and Chris Smalling set to be axed’

JOSE MOURINHO is planning a summer time revamp of his defence with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones within the firing line, in accordance to stories.

The Mirror are reporting that the Manchester United duo are set to be axed as Mourinho has doubts concerning the pairs' capacity after the 1-zero loss towards Newcastle on Sunday.

 Chris Smalling is reportedly on the brink of being dumped by Manchester United

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Chris Smalling is reportedly getting ready to being dumped by Manchester United

Mourinho is aware of his defence is considered one of United's largest weaknesses and the report suggests the Particular One has seen the large expenditure of his rivals on their again 4's as a get up name.

Manchester Metropolis spent £57million on getting Aymeric Laporte in whereas Liverpool splashed out a report £75million on centre-again Virgil van Djik.

Leicester defender Harry Maguire is claimed to be on United's summer time switch wishlist whereas Actual Madrid ace Raphael Varane can also be stated to be being checked out.

Smalling dived and conceded the free kick that Newcastle scored their winner from whereas Jones was caught out towards Tottenham and scored an personal aim within the 2-zero loss.

 Phil Jones is also said to be in the firing line at Manchester United

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Phil Jones can also be stated to be within the firing line at Manchester United
 Leicester defender Harry Maguire has been linked with a move to Manchester United

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Leicester defender Harry Maguire has been linked with a transfer to Manchester United

The pair each have offers till 2019 however one will doubtless have to make means for Eric Bailly when he returns from damage.

Marcos Rojo is set to signal a brand new deal on the membership whereas Mourinho is reportedly prepared to maintain religion with £35m summer time signing Victor Lineloff regardless of a shaky begin to life within the Prem.

Former United defender Phil Neville lad into Jones and Smalling on the weekend, branding them a "catastrophe".

He stated: “They’ve received one of the best defensive document as a result of they’ve the most effective goalkeeper on the earth in David De Gea, and Nemanja Matic out in entrance who protects them rather well. However the final two away video games, Smalling and Jones have been a catastrophe.”

JOSE MOURINHO is planning a summer time revamp of his defence with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones within the firing line, in accordance to reviews.

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