Manchester United are continuing their pursuit of Harry Maguire but Leicester’s valuation remains a sticking point, PA understands.
What the papers say The Sun, in what it bills as an exclusive, says Manchester United have agreed a world-record £80million fee to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester. The defender is set to have a medical on Monday, the paper reports.
What the papers say Manchester United are confident a compromise can be reached with Leicester in their pursuit of Harry Maguire, according to The Sun. But they have dropped their interest in Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff after being quoted £50million for him.
Leicester defender Filip Benkovic insists he is ready for the Premier League as the Foxes continue to fight to keep Harry Maguire.
What the papers say A potential transfer for Leicester City’s Harry Maguire makes headlines in Wednesday’s papers. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old, but according to the Daily Telegraph will have to pay more than £90million and make him the most expensive defender of all time to land him. The centre-back has made it clear he wants to leave Leicester, The Sun says, while the Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal have also launched a £50million bid for his signature.
Manchester United’s £70million offer for Harry Maguire will be rejected as it falls short of Leicester’s valuation, PA understands.
What the papers say Newcastle are drawing up a shortlist to replace Rafael Benitez, with Porto boss Sergio Conceicao among those being considered for the manager’s job, the Mail says. St James’ Park officials have been in touch with 44-year-old Conceicao, who is reportedly not ruling out the prospect of a move, the paper says.
What the papers say Manchester United look to have ended their chase for Leicester City ace Harry Maguire after hearing the Foxes’ price tag. According to the Mirror, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had targeted the centre-back as he aims to rebuild his team over the summer but the paper now reports that the Red Devils will walk away from a making an offer after Leicester wanted £90million plus £10million in add-ons. United were hoping to pay around £60million, the paper says.
What the papers say Leicester City’s Harry Maguire could seal an £80million switch to Manchester City this week, according to the Daily Mirror. The 26-year-old is ready to join City over rivals Manchester United, who have also been pushing to land him, in a world record transfer for a defender, the paper says.
Harry Maguire has urged England fans to behave themselves in Portugal next week despite some being called an embarrassment to their country.
Harry Maguire hopes England are well served in their bid for silverware next week by the “winning mentality” within the squad.