Manchester United shortlist four defenders ahead of January transfer window

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According to Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United are ready to back manager Erik ten Hag with defensive reinforcements ahead of the second part of the season.

The club have already drawn up a four-man shortlist which includes Jean-Clair Todibo (Nice), Edmond Tapsoba (Bayer Leverkusen), Antonio Silva (Benfica), and Goncalo Inacio (Sporting).

Further details of the report claim the likes of Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Jonny Evans are likely to leave Old Trafford next summer which means that the club are already finding defensive replacements.

Man United backline is still a cause for concern under Ten Hag, and the club is looking for a permanent solution.