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Mourinho to launch £80m Matuidi, Silva swoop

EPL By: Collins Udeme | 30/04/2017

Manchester United manager boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly readying £80m double swoop for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi and Monaco’s star Bernardo Silva.

The Express says Mourinho wants to bolster his midfield and appears to have finally lost patience with Marouane Fellaini who was sent off in Thursday’s derby draw with Man City.

Fellaini could become the victim of an expected summer clear out from Mourinho who is looking to undertake a major revamp his squad.

Manchester United have made an enquiry about French international Matuidi who was wanted by Juventus last summer after they sold Paul Pogba to United.

£30million-rated Matuidi has been offered a new contract by PSG and is interested in speaking to United where he would like up with international team-mate Pogba.

While Champions League semi-finalists Monaco are set to admit defeat in their bid to keep Portuguese international Silva at the club.

They are realistic enough to realise that as much as they would like to keep their side together players are being tempted by bigger clubs.

Silva, 22, who is rated at around £50million is also a target for Real Madrid after a series of brilliant displays in the Champions League.