Man United finally confirm £80m signing of Harry Maguire

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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen latest Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Manchester United have completed the signing of England defender Harry Maguire from Leicester, the Premier League club have announced.Maguire, the centre-back, moves to Old Trafford in an £80million deal which was agreed last week, having been chased by the Red Devils all summer.He has put pen to paper on a six-year deal with the option of a further year, and becomes United’s third signing of the summer after Daniel James, the Wales winger, and England Under-21 full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ 1. Harry Maguire (Leicester to Manchester United) – £80million2. Virgil van Dijk (Southampton to Liverpool) – £75million3. Lucas Hernandez (Atletico Madrid to Bayern) – £68million4. Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax to Juventus) – £67.5m5. Aymeric Laporte (Atletic Bilbao to Manchester City) – £57million=6. David Luiz (Chelsea to PSG) – £50million=6. Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace to Man United) – £50million Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested LATEST Sam Allardyce says Harry Maguire is similar to Virgil van DijkMaguire, 26, joins Manchester United after two successful years with Leicester, during which time he has established himself as a key player for club and country, and come to be regarded as one of the best defenders in the Premier League.His reputation is reflected by the price United have had to pay for Maguire, with the the former Sheffield United and Hull star becoming the most expensive defender in the history of the game; his £80m transfer fee surpasses the £75m Liverpool spent on Virgil van Dijk last year. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS OFF BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Maguire said: I am delighted to have signed for this great club. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Leicester and would like to thank everyone at the club, and the fans, for their fantastic support over the past two seasons. However, when Manchester United come knocking on your door, it is an incredible opportunity.“From my conversations with the manager, I am excited about the vision and plans he has for the team. It’s clear to see that Ole is building a team to win trophies. I am now looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and getting the season started.” TROPHY center_img Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update targets Thanks to everyone who has supported me and played a part in my career. I’m proud and honoured to join @ManUtd. What an incredible football journey it’s been so far ⚽ pic.twitter.com/yVaTnBBHv6— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) August 5, 2019Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Man United manager, added: Harry is one of the best centre-backs in the game today and I am delighted we have secured his signature. He is a great reader of the game and has a strong presence on the pitch, with the ability to remain calm under pressure – coupled with his composure on the ball and a huge presence in both boxes – I can see he will fit well into this group both on and off the pitch.“He has a great personality and is a fantastic addition to the club. We have an important announcement to make…Welcome, @HarryMaguire93 👋 #MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 5, 2019 deals Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers FAREWELL The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions REVEALED Most expensive defenders of all time I would like to welcome Harry to Manchester United and we are looking forward to working with him as we prepare for the new season.”Maguire is in the frame to make his debut for Manchester United when they open their Premier League campaign with the visit of Chelsea to Old Trafford on Sunday.Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. 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