Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho told to reject Arsenal and Tottenham transfer interest

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Bailly’s future at Manchester United has been thrown into doubt in recent weeks.

The Ivory Coast international has been in and out of the side this season.

The 24-year-old was taken off after just 19 minutes against Newcastle last Saturday, with Jose Mourinho’s team 2-0 down at Old Trafford.

After the game United legend Rio Ferdinand claimed there was no way back for Bailly after that.

“This guy, I don’t see a way back for Bailly,” Ferdinand said on BT Sport.

Bailly has been linked with a move to north London sides Tottenham and Arsenal.

But former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol says United must not sell the 24-year-old.

And Nicol believes Bailly is the best central defender the Red Devils have on their books.

“Does any centre-back have a future at Manchester United?” Nicol told ESPN FC.

“If they get rid of them all they won’t have any.

“I would suggest that Bailly of all the centre-backs they have is probably the best one.

“So I see absolutely no way he moves to Tottenham.

“So this is absolutely a miss.”

Bailly joined United from Villarreal for £30million in the summer of 2016.

He has made 63 appearances in all competitions, scoring just once.

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