Mourinho targets leadership role for Neymar for next season

Mourinho targets leadership role for Neymar for next season

- Mourinho reportedly sets his target to sign Neymar in the summer

- The Man United coach is said to make the Brazilian a leader in the team

- Spanish giants, Real Madrid, have also been linked with the PSG star

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly targeting Neymar to become the Red Devils' new leader, Don Balon reports .

The £200m Brazilian international has missed most of the second half of the campaign through injury.

And the 26-year-old who is also Real Madrid target is looking for another fresh start having quit Barcelona in 2017.

The Old Trafford outfit are apparently ready to challenge the current reigning European champions for Neymar’s signature in the summer.

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According to the Spanish media outlet Mourinho is prioritizing a move for the Paris Saint-Germain attacker.

United are set to undergo big changes to their side especially in attack when the season comes to an end.

Anthony Martial looks likely to leave the club and Marcus Rashford’s future is uncertain despite the club’s desire to tie the youngster down to a new contract.

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Mourinho is hoping Neymar can be the man to lead a new project at United and Don Balon add the player is open to the prospective move to the Premier League.

Though the former Barcelona man would supposedly welcome the opportunity to line up alongside Cristiano Ronaldo at the Bernabeu but the Manchester club is also an option.

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez is unsure as to whether to pursue a deal for Neymar as a result Manchester United could take advantage if it slip through their hands.

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