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Jose Mourinho confident he will sign Jordi Alba from Barcelona

But, despite Alba going on to stay with Barcelona, Spanish website Don Balon claims Alba remains on United’s radar.

Oct.27 - SportLand: Manchester United confident they will sign Barcelona star Jordi Alba, according to reports. 

Manchester United were linked with a move for Alba over the summer, with the Spain international struggling under Luis Enrique at Barcelona last season. However, Ernesto Valverde’s side were able to cling onto the 29-year-old despite Jose Mourinho’s best efforts to bring him to Old Trafford.

But, despite Alba going on to stay with Barcelona, Spanish website Don Balon claims Alba remains on United’s radar, Express reports.

And, in news sure to stun Barca supporters, Mourinho is supposedly confident of snapping up the defender in the New Year.

Scouts from the La Liga giants were spotted watching Leverkusen earlier this month and, should Wendell arrive, that could pave the way for Alba to move to the Premier League.