Despite having the fifth-best defensive record in the Premier League this season, the north London outfit’s back four have come under scrutiny for some shaky displays throughout the current campaign.
Mourinho’s men are sitting in eighth position in the top-flight standings, six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea, albeit with a game in hand as the race to finish in the Champions League places hots up.
Super-agent Jorge Mendes will play a big part in the summer recruitment drive, according to the report, and the prospect of new centre-backs clearly excited many Spurs supporters.
“Don’t we all?”
“We need them…”
“First thing Football Insider got right. We all want this.”
“Good. Reliable pair needed.”
Toby Alderweireld is 32 years old, while Eric Dier and Davinson Sanchez have arguably not been at their best this season, so it’s understandable why Mourinho has reportedly made this position a priority.