Tottenham are interested in signing Real Betis star Zouhair Feddal this summer.
Vertonghen is reportedly considering an offer from Betis and this could pave the way for Feddal to move in the other direction.
Indeed, the 33-year-old is likely to leave on a free transfer, and Mourinho is looking for a cheaper alternative.
The Portuguese knows he will have to cope with a limited budget in the upcoming window and is eyeing a move for the Moroccan.
Although the 30-year-old is not a regular starter for Rubi’s side, he has still played 11 games in La Liga this season, picking up an assist, making 1.3 tackles per game, averaging 1.5 interceptions, and completing a staggering 4.7 clearances on average (WhoScored).
He has played for a number of European clubs, such as Alaves, Levante, Parma and US Palermo so far.
The Morocco international has won 14 caps for his country and is currently valued at a mere £3.6m via Transfermarkt. Moreover, he could be used in negotiations between the two sides for his Belgian counterpart.
Admittedly, it is currently unclear if Mourinho sees him as a potential backup for the likes of Davinson Sanchez, Japhet Tanganga and Eric Dier.
While there is no doubt the relationship between Betis and Spurs may prove useful in the future, he clearly needs to make improvements to his overall game, including his disciplinary issues, if he is to be of use to Tottenham.
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