Jose Mourinho holds talks with AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci discuss transfer to Manchester United

Leonardo Bonucci is on Jose Mourinho’s shortlist. (Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho has contacted AC Milan centre-back Leonardo Bonucci about a potential move to Manchester United this summer, according to reports in Italy.

Mourinho is understood to be in the market for a new central defender as both Phil Jones and Eric Bailly have struggled with injuries this season.

Tuttosport reports that Mourinho has identified Bonucci as a target to solve his defensive issues and has made contact with the 31-year-old about joining Old Trafford.

AC Milan signed the Italy international from Juventus last July for €42 million (£37m) but the Serie A club would be open to a transfer this… Read the full story

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