Maguire angry as Leicester disrespect agreement over Man Utd move

Date published: Tuesday 30th July 2019 9:14

Harry Maguire; John Stones TEAMtalk

Harry Maguire is ‘angry’ at Leicester City over the way they are handling his potential record move to Manchester United, a report claims.

United are understood to be desperate to land Maguire before the August 8 transfer deadline, with the centre-half having become ‘frustrated’ at the move being blocked.

The Red Devils are believed to have seen their latest bid of £70million rejected for the England international, with Leicester more than happy to play hardball in negotiations.

They are believed to be holding out for a fee of closer to £80m, which would represent a world record deal for a defender, trumping the £75m it took Liverpool to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in 2018.

On Monday night reliable Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio reported that the ‘white smoke’ is close, with the player pushing for a move.

Now, according to The Sun, the former Sheffield United and Hull defender is becoming angry with the Foxes over their stance on a potential deal.

He reportedly believes that vice-chairman Khun Srivaddhanaprabha is ‘being awkward’ in negotiations, especially given that Maguire has ‘kept his part of the bargain’ by ‘being professional’.

Maguire apparently also has a gentleman’s agreement with Leicester that they will ‘not stand in his way’ should a fair offer arrive in this window.

The report also mentions that the two clubs were ‘locked in talks late last night with United ready to agree a fee’ after Maguire missed training with Leicester on Monday.

 

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