Man Utd’s Maguire Chase Still Alive

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Manchester United’s attempt to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City is “very much alive”, a source close to negotiations has told Sky Sports News.

United moved ahead rivals Manchester City in the chase for the England defender by increasing their offer to £70m, following the initial £65m that both clubs had indicated they would be happy to pay last month.

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But Leicester have made it clear they are not interested in selling at that price, especially after seeing United pay £50m for Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who they feel cannot compare to Maguire in proven international quality and experience.

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Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester’s owner, would need to personally sign off any deal for Maguire, who still has four years left on his contract and is seen as a key asset in their squad.

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