Sport: Roma and AC Milan make enquiries for Man United defender Eric Bailly

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Manchester United's Eric Bailly has attracted enquiries from Roma and AC Milan, who continue discussions with Tottenham over a deal for Japhet Tanganga.

Bailly has told United he wants to fight for his place after Napoli enquired earlier in the window.

However, United are open to offers as they look to offset their summer spend, including the £46m spent on defender Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.

Eric Bailly has struggled for game time due to injuries in the past few seasons © Provided by Daily Mail Eric Bailly has struggled for game time due to injuries in the past few seasons

They may still need to spend more this summer, with uncertainty over Cristiano Ronaldo's future meaning United could be left short on forwards as they head into next season.

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Bailly has made 113 appearances since joining Old Trafford in 2016, but has struggled to nail down a place and often been derided for his inconsistency.

He has been hampered by injuries in recent years, and failed to pass five league appearances in two of his last three seasons.

Watford have already signed Mario Gaspar from Villarreal but want Manchester United right-back Ethan Laird on loan too.

Jose Mourinho is interested in bringing the Ivory Coast defender to Roma © Provided by Daily Mail Jose Mourinho is interested in bringing the Ivory Coast defender to Roma Read more

Roma 'reach agreement to sign PSG flop Georginio Wijnaldum on loan' .
The former Liverpool star has been linked with a whole host of clubs this summer after failing to impress since joining the French giants one year ago. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has now claimed that the clubs have agreed a deal, with the matter of paperwork still to be completed before the move is made official.

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