Wednesday , October 5 2022

Man Utd agree world-record £80m Harry Maguire Transfer With Leicester Star Set for Medical on Monday

Manchester United have agreed a world-record £80million deal for Leicester defender Harry Maguire.

SunSport understand that United will pay £60m for Maguire, 26, with an extra £20m available in add-ons

And that will see him become the world’s most expensive defender, topping the £75m Liverpool forked out on Virgil van Dijk, 28, in 2018.

The Foxes have already found a replacement for their leader with Lewis Dunk, 27, set to join from Brighton in a £45m swoop.

United have beaten their bitter rivals Manchester City to the centre-back’s signature.

Both the Premier League champions and the Red Devils have seen their £70m bids rejected by Leicester.

But after Old Trafford chiefs upped their offer, Leicester eventually sanctioned the deal.

That comes just a few days after Maguire angrily accused Leicester of pricing him out of his mega move.

Jose Mourinho had been desperate to sign the centre-back last summer after the former Hull man’s performances for England at the World Cup.

Leicester landed the Sheffield man for £17m in 2017 and will make a healthy £43m profit straight away.

(The Sun)

About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a writer with passion for cutting-edge news

Check Also

Eating edible worms in Nigeria (Video)

This is the larvae of palm tree weevils. It is a special snack in some …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: