The move appears to form part of a rebuilding process at the north London side, with Belgium defender Alderweireld leaving despite having two years left on his contract.
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The England international is believed to be a leading transfer target for Pep Guardiola’s side, who are also being linked with a move for Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane.
Kane, who is valued at over 100 million pounds ($138.26 million, about N69 billion), is currently at the European Championship with England.
The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion of the world and his team had spent months negotiating an undisputed heavyweight title fight with Tyson Fury.
Mourinho had been out of work for just over two weeks, after being sacked by Tottenham Hotspur on April 19.
The Premier League’s Big Six clubs: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, all confirmed their intentions to sign up on Sunday before withdrawing on Tuesday evening.
Mourinho had only won one of his last six matches in all competitions before being relieved of his duties by Tottenham, who got off to a winning start under Ryan Mason against Southampton on Wednesday.
Manchester City were the first to formally confirm on Tuesday night that they were quitting the competition, two days after it was announced amid wide-ranging outrage.
Spurs dismissed Mourinho after 17 months in charge with the club seventh in the Premier League ahead of Sunday’s EFL Cup final against Manchester City.
Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino in November 2019, but has now been dismissed after a dismal domestic campaign and failure in the Europa League
The England captain’s latest injury comes ahead of Tottenham playing Manchester City in the English League Cup final on April 25, the only shot at a trophy this season for Jose Mourinho’s team
Arsenal are currently 10th in the table, having picked up just 38 points from 27 matches this season, while Tottenham occupy seventh, five points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with a game in hand.
The International Football Association Board’s meeting on Friday could not be more timely after the Cottagers were denied an equaliser by a harsh handball rule in the second half.
It was Liverpool’s first victory in their last five league games after playing four of those fixtures without scoring a goal.
While the home side are nine points behind 17th-placed Brighton & Hove Albion, the midweek triumph over Newcastle United has given hope to Chris Wilder’s team as they bid to avoid relegation.
The non-league hosts overcame Havant & Waterlooville to set up a highly-anticipated showdown with Spurs, who go into this game having just booked their spot in the EFL Cup final.
Two second half goals from John Stones and Fernandinho gave Pep Guardiola’s side victory in the match.
The victory helped Spurs to set up a clash with Manchester United or Manchester City in April’s showpiece.
Pochettino, who played for PSG as a defender in the early 2000s, and also captained the side, has been unemployed since being dismissed by Spurs in November 2019.
The visitors trounced West Bromwich Albion 5-0 in midweek, whereas Tottenham’s clash with Fulham was postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak in the Cottagers’ camp.