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Rodgers insists Leicester do not need to sell Maguire

Rodgers praised the professionalism of the centre-back. Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers insists the club do not need to sell England defender Harry Maguire. The 26-year-old has been at the centre of speculation all summer with Manchester City and Manchester United both believed to be keen to land the centre-back. The Foxes have reportedly turned down bids in the region of £70million for Maguire and want a world-record fee for a defender if he is to be allowed to leave the King Power Stadium. The record currently stands at the £75million Liverpool paid for Virgil Van Dijk. Rodgers said the club have no desire to sell Maguire and praised his professionalism. Rodgers told Sky Sports: “We’re very relaxed. The clubs that have spoken to Leicester have not met any valuation that the...

Manchester United target Harry Maguire ‘no closer to Leicester City exit’

Manchester United are allegedly no closer to completing a deal for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire. Harry Maguire is reportedly no closer to securing an exit away from Leicester City during the summer transfer window. Amid interest from each of Manchester United and Manchester City, Maguire is said to have informed Foxes officials that he wants to take on a new challenge. Speculation persists that United have indicated that they are willing to meet the £80m valuation of the England international as they continue to look to strengthen at centre-back. According to LeicestershireLive, however, discussions are still yet to progress, leaving Maguire in a position where he may feature in a friendly against Cambridge United on Tuesday evening. The report reiterates that Maguire will continu...

Monday’s Premier League transfer talk: Maguire, de Gea, Pepe

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Monday, July 22 ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest transfer news in the Premier League on Monday, July 22. Monday morning’s headlines: Juan Mata urges Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester UnitedPogba has publicly admitted he is open to a ‘new challenge somewhere else’. Read more. Real Madrid ‘willing to be patient in Paul Pogba pursuit’Real Madrid are reportedly hopeful that a patient approach to their pursuit of Paul Pogba will convince Manchester United to lower their £180m asking price. Read more. Manchester City ‘closing in on £16m Thiago Almada deal’Manchester City are reportedly on the brink of completing a £16m deal for 18-year-old ...

Manchester City ‘still interested in Harry Maguire’

Manchester City are reportedly still interested in signing Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, but only if they can offload two players first. Manchester City are reportedly still interested in signing Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire this summer. The England international is expected to leave the King Power Stadium amid interest from Manchester United, who were thought to be leading the race after Man City reportedly dropped out of the running earlier this summer. Speculation yesterday suggested that United had finally agreed terms for a world-record £80m move which would see Maguire become the most expensive defender in history. The Mirror reports that Man City would still like to bring Maguire to the Etihad Stadium this summer, but cannot afford him unless they offload pla...

Manchester United ‘on verge of completing £80m Harry Maguire deal’

Manchester United are on the verge of signing Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire in an £80m deal, according to a report. Manchester United are reportedly on the verge of signing Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire. The Red Devils have been strongly linked with a move for the England international in this summer’s transfer window as the club look to improve their defence. According to The Independent, United have now made a breakthrough in their pursuit of the 26-year-old, with an announcement said to be “imminent”. Maguire has allegedly made it clear that he wants to leave Leicester this summer amid talk of firm interest from United and Manchester City. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side appear to have won the race for the former Sheffield United youngster, who ...

Saturday’s Premier League transfer talk: Maguire, Umtiti, Pogba

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Saturday, July 20 ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest transfer news in the Premier League on Saturday, July 20. Saturday morning’s headlines: Manchester United reject £54m offer for Romelu LukakuStriker wants to move from Old Trafford. Read more. Paul Pogba ‘desperate to work with Zinedine Zidane’Paul Pogba is reportedly willing to be patient over a move to Real Madrid because the midfielder is deserate to work under Zinedine Zidane. Read more. Tottenham Hotspur to offer Christian Eriksen £200k-a-week contract?Tottenham Hotspur reportedly launch a fresh bid to keep Christian Eriksen at the club by offering the midfielder a £200,000-a-week contract. Read more. ...

Leicester City set Manchester United deadline for Harry Maguire deal

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says that there will be a time limit set for any deal to take Harry Maguire away from the King Power Stadium. Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has said that there will be a deadline for any deal to take defender Harry Maguire away from the King Power Stadium. Speculation continues to hover over the England international with both Manchester United and Manchester City reportedly bidding for his signature. Foxes boss Rodgers has told the press that a move for the 26-year-old will need to take place far in advance of the transfer window closing as he looks to build his own squad for the 2019-20 season. He said: “If the valuation isn’t met, it certainly won’t be allowed to go to the very end, because if we did want to bring someone...

Manchester United to offer Phil Jones in Harry Maguire bid?

Manchester United could offer Phil Jones as a makeweight in a potential bid for Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, according to a report. Manchester United could reportedly offer Phil Jones as a makeweight in a potential bid for Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. United are said to be locked in talks with Leicester over a move for Maguire, who is believed to be valued between £80m and £90m by the Foxes. According to The Telegraph, the Red Devils could attempt to lower the asking price by offering Brendan Rodgers‘s side the chance to sign Jones, who only penned a new long-term deal at Old Trafford in January. The 27-year-old is currently with the United squad in Australia and was on the scoresheet in their 4-0 win over Leeds United in Perth ...

Danny Simpson: ‘Harry Maguire would thrive at Manchester United’

Leicester City’s Harry Maguire would be a huge success at Manchester United, according to former Foxes teammate Danny Simpson. Former Leicester City defender Danny Simpson has tipped Harry Maguire to be a huge success at Manchester United if the England international moves to Old Trafford this summer. United are said to be locked in talks with Leicester over a potential world-record move for the centre-back, who has also been linked with Manchester City ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. Simpson, who played alongside Maguire for the Foxes before being released this summer, has branded the 26-year-old “one of the best defenders” in the game. “I’m not surprised that [Manchester] United and [Manchester] City are in for him,” Simpson told talkSPORT. “For m...

Brendan Rodgers: ‘Manchester United nowhere near Harry Maguire asking price’

The England central defender has been linked with a move from Leicester to Manchester United. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers praised the professionalism of Harry Maguire and admitted he was “relaxed” about the reported interest of Manchester United in the central defender. United are hoping to bring in a top-level centre-back before the transfer window shuts next month and PA understands the England international is in the Old Trafford giants’ sights. Maguire played 45 minutes in Leicester’s 1-0 friendly win at Scunthorpe on Tuesday and manager Rodgers spoke about the situation afterwards. Harry Maguire came on at half-time (PA) He said: “There’s a value that hasn’t been met yet and my support is to him. He’s a special player and we want to k...

Tuesday’s papers: Harry Maguire, David de Gea, Bruno Fernandes

What the papers say Leicester have promised Harry Maguire that he can leave if Manchester United or Manchester City fork out a world-record fee for a defender, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Foxes want between £80million and £90millon for the England centre-back, which would be higher than the £75million Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk in January last year, the paper adds. Manchester United’s David De Gea is set to sign a new long-term contract worth £375,000-a-week when the side return from their pre-season tour, according to the Daily Mail. The new deal would make the 28-year-old, who is in the final year of his current contract, the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world. Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea could reportedly sign a new deal to make him the high...

Tuesday’s Man Utd transfer talk: Fernandes, Maguire, Rodgers

Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Manchester United on Tuesday, July 16 as they look to rebuild their squad following a disappointing 2018-19 campaign. Manchester United‘s summer transfer business is well underway as they aim to improve on a tumultuous 2018-19 campaign which saw them miss out on a place in the Champions League. It is expected to be a busy window for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co, and here Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings from Old Trafford. Tuesday morning’s headlines: David de Gea on verge of signing new Manchester United deal?Goalkeeper David de Gea is reportedly close to penning a new long-term contract with Manchester United. Read more. Inter Milan sceptical of completing Romelu Lukaku deal?Inter Milan are r...

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