Both clubs have been watching the France U21 international in recent weeks.
"I have a contract here till June 2016, however all players want to play one day in the top league in Europe," Mangala told Sky Sports.
"I am no different to that. To be linked with clubs of the stature of Tottenham or Manchester United is the best feeling. I want to finish the season strongly and see at the end of the season if the reports are true."
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