Harry Maguire is set to become the most expensive defender in the world if his signing goes through with Manchester United and it mostly likely will as United are in a huge rush to revamp their substandard defence.
Brendan Rodgers is sympathetic to Maguire’s wishes and the Telegraph report that Leicester have told Maguire he can leave once the club receive a bid of £80m. That fee – which would eclipse the £75m Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk – would be a world record transfer for a defender.
But why would United pay so much for Maguire? Here’s the proof :
Harry Maguire has had a meteoric rise in global soccer. From Sheffield Wednesday to Leicester and meanwhile going to Russia to reach till the World Cup semi-finals , Maguire has rarely disappointed on the big stage.