Fellaini had a good relationship with Mourinho during the manager’s two years at Old Trafford, with the midfielder a regular starter in his first season before his following campaign was disrupted by injuries.
The Belgian is currently playing his football in China and is contracted with Shandong Luneng until December. However, Voetbal 24 claim that his deal will be ended early, allowing him to join a new club in the summer.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly planning a shock reunion with Marouane Fellaini
The Belgian had a good relationship with the Portuguese boss during their time at Old Trafford
The report states that Fellaini is high on Mourinho’s list of priorities for the next transfer window.
Fellaini is said to be keen on a return to the Premier League with the midfielder hoping to earn a recall for the Belgium national team.
The 33-year-old left United in January 2019 after playing just 31 minutes in Ole Gunnar Solskajer’s first nine games as caretaker boss.
The midfielder is set to end his contract with Chinese club Shandong Luneng early
He was signed by David Moyes in 2013 with the midfielder having been a key part of his Everton squad for the previous five years.
Fellaini often split opinion during his time at Old Trafford but he did mange to win two trophies with Mourinho – the Europa League and the League Cup – as well as the FA Cup under Louis van Gaal.
The chances of the midfielder joining the north London side will be dependent on Mourinho still being in charge at the end of the season.
Fellani won three trophies at United including two with Mourinho during his spell as manager
The Spurs boss is under pressure following his side’s collapse in the last 16 of the Europa League and their faltering Premier League form since Christmas.
Whether Tottenham qualify for top-level European football next season will have a bearing on whether chairman Daniel Levy decides to stick with him for the 2021-2022 campaign.
But Mourinho is still planning ahead for next season with Fulham defender Joachim Andersen another player on his list of potential targets, with the Portuguese keen to strengthen his defence.