Newcastle transfer latest as Liverpool 'confident' of securing striker deal

Newcastle transfer latest as Liverpool 'confident' of securing striker deal

Leicester City boss Claude Puel is urging the board to keep his squad together.

Could this be the key to Man Utd's pursuit of Harry Maguire? His performances earned him an England call-up for the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Maguire joined Leicester from Hull in a £17m deal a year ago, but there are claims United would be willing to shell out £75m to bring Maguire to Old Trafford.

The 25-year-old put in a strong show in England's run to the World Cup semifinals, featuring in all seven of its matches at the tournament.

Manchester United supremo Woodward has been challenged by manager Jose Mourinho to complete two signings before the transfer window shuts on August 9.

United were understood to be planning a £65 million swoop for Maguire that would have made him the most expensive English defender. The Premier League side are also being linked with West Brom defender Craig Dawson, who has handed in a transfer request, as reported by The72 earlier today.

'I was not surprised about his performance during this World Cup.

Machester United will have to spend £50m on Leicester City defender Harry Maguire this summer, according to Sky Sports News reporter Michael Bridge.

The Foxes, however, are unwilling to negotiate a deal for one of their best players from the 2017-18 season, having already lost Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City this summer. 'He can continue to perform with Leicester and improve'. "We saw his progress during the second half of the season".

Puel has expressed his determination to keep Harry Maguire and Kasper Schmeichel despite intense speculation regarding the futures of both players. "He's happy to be here, this is a fantastic opportunity for him to show his talent".

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