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United set to miss out on key transfer target

Manchester United could be set to miss out on one of their key transfer targets after it emerged that Leicester City midfielder James Maddison is set to sign a new lucrative long-term deal with the East Midlands club. The 23-year old moved to Leicester from Norwich City on a 5 year deal in June 2018 for a fee of £22 ...

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United paid huge sum upfront for Maguire

Manchester United were so desperate to sign Harry Maguire in the summer that they paid almost all his transfer fee upfront. That meant Leicester City received £80 million in one go for the defender. United paid Leicester £85 million for Maguire, a world record fee for a defender during the last transfer window. And, breaking with precedent, all but a ...

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firmino better than salah

European footballer of the year Virgil van Dijk has agreed a bumper new deal with Liverpool. The 28 year old Dutch captain was already under contract at Anfield until 2023, but now he has agreed a lucrative new six year contract which will tie him to the Champions League winners until 2025, and see his basic wages rise from £125,000 ...

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United linked with January move for James Maddison

Manchester United want to raid Leicester City again in the January transfer window for another of their brightest stars. Having prised Harry Maguire out of the King Power Stadium this summer for £80 million, the Old Trafford side want to reunite him with his former team mate James Maddison. The 22 year old midfielder is set to be named in ...

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Lampard wants to sign Chilwell

Frank Lampard wants to sign Leicester City and England full-back 22-year old when Chelsea’s transfer ban is lifted again. The Chelsea boss has been tracking Chilwell’s progress for some time, and regards the 22-year old left-back as somebody that he wants in his team. Manchester City considered making a bid for Chilwell in the summer but, in the end, decided ...

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United identify Maguire alternative

Manchester United have identified Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti as an alternative in case they fail of their pursuit of Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. Maguire has been the number one transfer target for United throughout the transfer window, whilst the 26 year old has indicated to his club that he wants to move to Old Trafford. Leicester though have been playing ...

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Bailly injury may accelerate Maguire transfer

The need for Manchester United to sign another centre half during the current transfer window has been underlined by the injury sustained by Eric Bailly on their pre-season tour. The Ivory Coast international had to be stretchered off the field during United’s friendly win against Tottenham in Shanghai on Thursday, with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer later saying “he’s done his ...

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Manchester United bid £45 million for Fiorentina defender

Manchester United have lodged a bid of £45 million for Fiorentina centre-back Nikola Milenković. That is according to The Daily Mirror who report that the offer is parallel not an alternative, to their pursuit of Leicester City and England defender Harry Maguirre, who remains their top summer transfer target. The 21-year old Serbian international; joined Fiorentina from Partizan Belgrade in ...

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City ready to match Maguirre bid

City are ready to match Manchester United’s bid for Harry Maguirre. Both Manchester clubs are in a battle to sign the England international centre-half, with United edging ahead by tabling a bid of £70 million for the Leicester City player. However, City have now indicated that they are ready to match United’s offer, with the player himself thought to prefer ...

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United drop interest in Maguirre

Manchester United are no longer interested in signing Leicester City and England centre-back Harry Maguirre. That is after the Foxes demanded £90 million initially for Maguirre, plus an additional £10 million in add-ons, which is considerably in excess of the £60 million valuation that United have put on the 26-year old. With United out of the running, it now appears ...

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