Harry Maguire, according to reports will soon become a Manchester United player – It is understood that an £80m fee has been accepted for the Leicester City defender – A £70m fee was initially rejected by the Foxes before United made an improved bid Harry Maguire is close to becoming Manchester United player after an £80million switch was agreed, reports claim. The Leicester City center-back has been a major target for United this summer and a £70m bid for the England defender has initially been rejected. The King Power outfit made it clear they would not accept anything less than their £80m valuation for Maguire.
But it is understood the Foxes told the defender they would let him leave if United came up with the extra cash. The 26-year-old is also said to have told the 2015 Premier League champions that he wants to leave and but did not hand in a transfer request force a move to Old Trafford. . Reports recently claim that United had agreed terms with Maguire ahead of an £80m switch.
And according to Bleacher Report, an agreement has finally been reached, regarding Maguire’s transfer from Leicester to Manchester United. If the Red Devils sign Maguire for £80m it will take their summer spending to £148m and make him the most expensive defender in the world.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester United are reportedly set to make Phil Jones part of the £80million deal to acquire Harry Maguire, reports claim.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he will have to sell one of his defenders if the deal for the Leicester City center-back pull through.
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