Manchester United is looking for a flawless center-back since the completion of last season and Harry Maguire appears to be a seamless option for now.
United are ready to make a huge offer to the Three Lions world cup star Harry Maguire. They are expected to pay a huge amount of as much as £50m for the Leicester star. It is almost triple of what they paid to sign him a year ago from Hull.
Manchester United is very captivated by Harry’s stellar form at the World Cup. Throughout the tournament, his brilliant performance aided England to reach the semifinals.
Maguire was selected by England’s manager Gareth Southgate because of his psychological strength. So, he seems to be a perfect match for United because of their immense pressure games.
The 25-year-old was lightly connected with the Red Devils in the past. And now seems the perfect time to get things straightened out.
Harry Maguire could replace Phil Jones or Chris Smalling
According to the Daily Mail, United can offer as much as £50m for the former Hull star. But a considerable bid would be required to persuade the Leicester officials.
If Manchester United succeed in winning the Sheffield born player, he could interchange Phil Jones or Chris Smalling in Mourinho’s line-up
The transfer window will close on August 9. United will be facing Leicester at the season opener on 10th August at the Old Trafford.
On the other hand, Leicester is willing to offer Harry Maguire rewarding new contract, in a bid to slaughter off attention from Manchester United.
The 25-year-old is in line for fresh terms value around £80,000 per week succeeding to his outstanding game for the Three Lions.
Two other World Cup stars, Jamie Vardy of England and Wilfred Ndidi of Nigeria will also be offered fresh contracts by the Leicester.