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Eric Bailly to leave United in January?


Eric Bailly news

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be on his way out of the club in January, according to the Daily Mirror.

Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal are reportedly on alert, monitoring the player's situation at the club.

After a poor performance in United's 3-2 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion in August, he has been frozen out of the side, only coming on as a late substitute in the last two games.

Jose Mourinho has started with Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling in their last two games, with United getting six Premier League points from those fixtures.

Arsenal and Spurs are keen on the defender as they seek to strengthen their defence this season.

Mourinho appears to be too hard on Bailly after his game against Brighton because, Lindelof, his partner in that game, has returned to the starting line-up.

Unless Mourinho is seeing something he doesn't like in training, it is expected that the Ivorian who did well for United last season should return to the starting eleven.