Jose Mourinho Identifies Latest Roma Target One Year After Star Player Ignored Two Premier League Clubs

Jose Mourinho Identifies Latest Roma Target One Year After Star Player Ignored Two Premier League Clubs

  • Jose Mourinho will do everything to bolster his squad ahead of next season, and some potential signings are being monitored
  • Roma already completed the signing of former Manchester United star Nemanja Matic and more players are expected
  • The latest on the radar of the Italian club is Sasa Lukic who has been impressive in the Torino midfield in recent times

Jose Mourinho is interested in Sasa Lukic from Torino ahead of the coming season as the Portuguese tactician is desperate in bolstering his AS Roma squad.

This is coming barely a year after the inspirational midfielder ignored interest from Premier League sides Tottenham and Leeds United.

Roma are closely monitoring the 25-year-old Serbian international after they welcomed the arrival of former Manchester United star Nemanja Matic, according to La Stampa.

Sasa Lukic, Jose Mourinho, Transfer, AS Roma, Torino
Jose Mourinho wants Torino's Sasa Lukic at Roma ahead of next season. Photo: Sportinfoto
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It was gathered that the Italian side are also hopeful of an improved squad for next season as rivals Juventus are also offering Arthur in exchange for Nicolo Zaniolo.

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HITC reports that Mourinho earlier made an attempt to land Lukic during the manager's time at Tottenham, as Leeds also chased the same player during that transfer window.

After a year, the ‘Special One’ is back on the trail of Lukic who has impressed in recent times as he has been branded ‘sensational talent’.

Mourinho believes the former Partizan Belgrade superstar will add a lot of quality to the Roma midfield that could be lost this summer should Zaniolo leave the Stadio Olimpico.

Roma plot move to sign Ronaldo

Meanwhile, Roma could swoop in for Cristiano Ronaldo this summer following revelations the Manchester United forward is growing frustrated with the club’s hierarchy.

Ronaldo is upset at the Red Devils’ lack of urgency in the transfer window as Man United are yet to sign a single player this summer despite having a miserable 2021/22 campaign.

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AS Roma are now looking to take advantage of the strained relationship between the 37-year-old and Man United and are doing everything posing to sign Portugal forward.

Mourinho almost signed Aboutika at Chelsea

Sports Brief reports that Renowned AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho disclosed his admiration for Mohamed Aboutrika and his intentions of securing the services of the Egyptian during his first stint with English side Chelsea.

The 59-year-old tactician is known for his affection for African players with notable names such as Didier Drogba, Michael Essien, Mikel Obi and Samuel Eto'o, all working with the Portuguese.

However, the aforementioned A-list of African stars could have included legendary Egyptian footballer, Mohamed Aboutrika.