Man United tough-tackling centre-back target agrees deal until 2022

There are a few players in the world who would not want to play under one of the best managers of football in this generation, given his tactical prowess and melodrama on the sideline, Jose Mourinho has managed the best legs of football.

However, the Red Devils have been handed a huge blow in their quest to bolster their defense line with emerging report according to Goal revealing that Lucas Hernandez, who has been on the transfer wishlist of Mourinho has put pen to paper to extend his deal at the Vicente Calderon.

United are in a defensive dilemma following injuries to Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones but their have coped well in the absence of the aforementioned players albeit Mourinho will remedy this problem in the summer.

Lucas Hernandez will now remain with the Rojiblancos until atleast 2022 after agreeing a new two-year extension according to the report. It was reported by Don Balon last week that the 21-year-old French tough-tackler is admired by Mourinho who would plot a move for him in the summer.

Hernandez is a versatile defender who can play at left back or the centre back position, he is adept at tackling opponents and it will not take too long before several clubs come chasing after him.

United are linked with a move for other star players, Mourinho will now be forced to look else for defensive reinforcements.