Manchester United are weighing up moves as the transfer deadline approaches.
It is infuriating enough as a supporter wondering what Manchester United will do in the transfer market.
So spare a thought for those on the receiving end; clubs worrying about whether Manchester United will raid them for their players.
One of those clubs is French side Nice. They are hoping they can get to the end of the week with Jean-Clair Todibo still registered as their player. However, they are making alternative plans just in case.
Nice prepare Todibo replacement
Nice are worried enough about Manchester United interest in Todibo that they have lined up a replacement, just in case.
French outlet Footmercato report Nice are ready to sign Fulham defender Tosin Adarabioyo, who has also been linked to Monaco.
The outlet states: “In the event of the departure of Jean-Clair Todibo, the profile of Tosin Adarabioyo is appreciated by the management of Nice.”
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L’Equipe reported last week there is strong interest from United in Todibo, with the centre-back valued at around £35 million.
Todibo outstanding in Nice draw
Nice’s preference is to keep Todibo, who was excellent in their weekend draw with Lyon, in which they kept a clean sheet.
Newspaper Le Figaro described his performance as ‘irreproachable’.
The report added: “His future on the Côte d’Azur remains very uncertain. But a few days before the end of the transfer window, Jean-Clair Todibo does not seem disturbed by his situation.”
Manager Francisco Farioli was quoted by The Express on Friday: “There is a chance that he stays, and I would be happy because he’s a quality player and he would be very hard to replace. I hope the rumours stay rumours.”