According to reports in The Mirror, Manchester United are ready to battle arch-rivals Manchester City for the signing of £50m-rated Leicester City defender Harry Maguire this summer, and Red Devils fans have been quick to have their say on the rumour.
The Mirror says that Jose Mourinho is looking to strengthen his central defensive options at the end of the season even though he has the likes of Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof and Marcos Rojo in his ranks, and he has been impressed with the 24-year-old’s performances for the Foxes following his summer move from Hull City.
It seems as though the England international won’t be available on the cheap though, with the report adding that he is valued at £50m.
Man United supporters took to social media to give their thoughts on the Maguire link, and while one said “not what we need”, another said “just do a swap deal with Jones”.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
No we aren’t.
— Let it Wayne (@RedBeardRooney) February 9, 2018
— Alex Grant (@_Granty_97) February 9, 2018
Please god no, not what we need.
— Craig Lloyd (@lloydy2323) February 9, 2018
Don’t want him…we have Jones, similar style player but Jones is better
— MUFC (@MUFCT4LK) February 9, 2018
Just do a swap deal with Jones.
— 🇿🇦 McKenzie 🇿🇦 (@McKenzie_ZA) February 10, 2018
I think Maguire would be great at UTD,him and Bailly would be a great partnership. Sign him up.
— Jeff Scott (@JeffJscott2012) February 10, 2018
love him at United. Hard as nails. And can play. Would swap both Jones n smalling for him the soft bastards.
— Dan Reddy (@DannyReddy1) February 10, 2018
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