United are joint-top of the Premier League and are taking a look for their 2d successive Champions League victory once they tackle Shakhtar Donetsk this night (7.45pm).
But Red Devils boss Mourinho is already excited about reinforcements to raised his squad.
Express Sport understands Mourinho has asked the signing of Atletico Madrid famous person Griezmann, who has a liberate clause value £88m (€100m).
Griezmann used to be sought after at Old Trafford this summer season however he determined to stick at Atletico and pay off their loyalty to him of their new Wanda Metropolitano stadium.
But with Diego Costa arriving in Diego Simeone’s squad in January, when the Spanish giants are formally in a position to make transfers once more a deal might be installed position for the summer season.
And consistent with The Sun, Mourinho has additionally set his attractions on Roma midfielder Nainggolan.
He ship scouts to look at each avid gamers and £85m-rated Saul Niguez all over Roma’s Zero-Zero Champions League draw with Atletico previous this month.
A Manchester United supply informed The Sun: “Jose despatched scouts to the sport to take a look at quite a few avid gamers, however most significantly Nainggolan.
“He is a large fan of his. Griezmann used to be additionally checked out, however we all know the entirety we want to about him already.
“They are going to return in for him subsequent summer season, that’s for certain. The primary factor is to interchange Michael Carrick, regardless that.
“Jose had sought after to signal Nainggolan way back to his days at Chelsea, he’s that gigantic a fan.”
Nainggolan would offer a robust approach to change 36-year-old Carrick, whose contract expires on the finish of the season.
The 29-year-old Belgium world is famend for being an enforcer at the pitch and for his attention-grabbing way of life off it.
Nainggolan brazenly admits he smokes and beverages however is without doubt one of the absolute best defensive midfielders within the recreation.
Griezmann is a long-term goal of United and Mourinho and may just praise Romelu Lukaku smartly as a No 10.
The 26-year-old has scored 3 objectives in seven video games this season and would upload quite a lot of creativity to United’s ahead line.
Jose Mourinho passed Zlatan Ibrahimovic a brand new one-year deal when it used to be transparent Griezmann used to be staying put, however the Swede is not likely to get a 3rd time period at Old Trafford.
And Griezmann is shut pals with Paul Pogba, who has admitted he would like to play along his France team-mate in Manchester.