Manchester United is in talks with Braga center-back David Carmo, who is viewed as a backup option,
However, if the Red Devils fail to land Ajax defender Jurrien Timber this summer, according to Daily Mail.
Ajax defender Timber is Manchester United’s priority center-back signing this summer but the Red Devils are looking at other options should a move for Timber fail to materialize.
Timber, 20, is a versatile defender who can operate at both center-back and as a right full-back
Moreover, two positions Ten Hag wants to strengthen before the start of the season in August
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Braga defender Carmo, was a transfer target for Liverpool last season and nearly made the switch to Anfield during the club’s defensive injury crisis before the deal eventually collapsed
Carmo is a left-sided center-back and helped Braga to a fourth-place finish in the Portuguese top flight and qualification for next season’s Europa League.
Following his brilliant performances for Braga, Carmo has earned a call-up to the Portugal squad for the upcoming Nations League fixtures
Manchester United is still keeping tabs on Villarreal’s highly-rated defender Pau Torres but Timber sits at the top of Ten Hag’s shopping list.