- Jean-Clair Todibo was linked with Man United during the summer window
- The Red Devils reportedly could move for Todibo should Harry Maguire leave
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Manchester United reportedly remain keen on signing Nice central defender Jean-Clair Todibo after a transfer failed to materialise during the summer transfer window.
A move would likely again hinge on whether Maguire remains at the club, with Man United’s former club captain having slipped down the pecking order at centre back.
Man United reportedly remain interested in signing Nice centre back Jean Clair Todibo
A move would likely depend on whether Harry Maguire remains at Man United in January
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Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba and Benfica teenager Antonio Silva are reportedly among other options Man United could pursue besides Todibo.
A move for Tapsoba could be complicated by the defender signing a new contract earlier this month, committing his future to the Bundesliga side until 2028.
Todibo had discussed reports of Man United’s interest earlier this month, revealing he did not want to make a ‘mistake’ when deciding his future.
‘I experienced it differently from my previous situations in my career. My thinking was much more in-depth, thoughtful. I didn’t want to make a mistake in my choice. I remained very calm,’ Todibo told L’Equipe.
‘Reflection is much more important than when I started. I’m waiting to be presented with the complete project.
‘What is expected of me? Why am I coming? You shouldn’t arrive at a club like that. I know what I have at Nice. Why go into the unknown? So, everything must be clear. My first transfer, I was 18 years old. The thinking was not as thorough.’
Todibo had acknowledged…