Pep Guardiola takes his Man City team to Barcelona and said he did not try to sign Lionel Messi in the summer - although wanted Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Jose Mourinho has said Manchester United do not have "untouchables" in their team, unlike the situation when he was first at Chelsea.
Pep Guardiola's critics argue that the manager prefers passing for the sake of it. But with Manchester City, Guardiola's side has won by attacking.
Last week, sources told ESPN FC that Vertonghen, 29, had agreed a new deal in principle with Tottenham but was delaying signing.
Leicester now have one more UCL point than they have in the Premier League this season. And Ranieri has made no attempt to disguise his priorities.
The Mexico international left the Red Devils in 2015 for Leverkusen after five years at the club in which he scored 57 goals in 159 appearances.