Mourinho is already one of the best paid managers in the world on £15m-a-year but expects the club to hand him a pay rise to extend his stay at the Theatre of Dreams.More news: US Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health History
Umtiti has been a Nou Camp regular since his £21m move from Lyon in the summer of 2016, making 58 appearances.
The Spanish publication says Mourinho has identified four areas of his squad that need strengthening if they are to compete with Manchester City for the title and Mesut Ozil is a prime target for the attacking midfield position.More news: Firearms amnesty introduced after gun crime rises by 27%
His current contract ends in 2021, so expect him to be tied to the La Liga leaders for at least half a decade more.
Jose Mourinho is reportedly a huge admirer of the Blaugrana man's talents, and is rumoured to be on the lookout for defensive reinforcements due to Victor Lindelof's shaky start to life at Old Trafford.More news: Western Union to refund millions of dollars people lost to scammers
Another area the Portuguese coach is keen to strengthen is left-back as Mourinho has used a number of players in the position since he took over 18 months ago but none have managed to make the role their own. Other players like Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Daley Blind and Ashley Young could also be shown the door by Jose Mourinho as he looks to extend their contracts so that they do not leave the club on a free transfer next season. With eight points now between Pep Guardiola and everyone else, Mourinho will not be confident about the months ahead.
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