Mourinho has had contact with Dier over the course of the past few weeks, with the two sharing a close relationship since their time together at Spurs.

Roma Shortlist Tottenham Misfit Ahead of January Window

Roma have been offered free agent Jerome Boateng, but they are unlikely to put him under contract and will probably wait until January for a reinforcement, and Eric Dier is high on their wish list. On top of their injury woes, the Giallorossi will not have Evan N’Dicka for a while.