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Mourinho – Rest Rice, Maguire and Phillips against Ukraine
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Mourinho – Rest Rice, Maguire and Phillips against Ukraine

Jose Mourinho has suggested that Gareth Southgate should rest Declan Rice, Harry Maguire, and Kalvin Phillips for England's Euro 2020 quarter-final clash against Ukraine. The Three Lions booked a place in the last 8 by beating Germany 2 nil in the round of 16 and it was their first victory against the Germans in a knockout tie at a major tournament for the first time in 55 years. They will now face Ukraine in Rome after the latter beat Sweden 2:1 in the previous round. The duo of Phillip and Rice started in all four of England's games in the tournament while Maguire returned from an ankle injury to play in victories over the Czech Republic and Germany. However, the three of them were booked against Germany and a yellow card for any in the game against Ukraine would rule them out o...
Maguire could be out for weeks; Solskjaer gives update
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Maguire could be out for weeks; Solskjaer gives update

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has disclosed that they could be without Harry Maguire for a few days or a few weeks as they wait to assess the damage to his ankle. He admitted that he will be forced to make major changes for the match against Leicester City on Tuesday. Maguire was subbed off in the latter stages of the Red Devils' 3:1 Premier League win against Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday after colliding with Anwar El Ghazi. The win for the Red Devils keeps the title race alive for at least another 48 hours. Solskjaer was concerned with his captain's withdrawal from the game and ruled him out of Tuesday's game with Leicester although he pointed out that any further prognosis on the injury would be too soon. “The boy [El Ghazi]landed on top of him and he twi...
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Bailly returns to training but is a big doubt against West Ham

Ivory Coast international Eric Bailly is a doubt for Man United's Premier League clash against West Ham at Old Trafford on Wednesday after a clash of heads with Harry Maguire on Sunday in the FA cup semi-final 3:1 loss to Chelsea. The defender is still under assessment after returning to United training on Tuesday according to Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The clash of heads was a scary one as he was given oxygen and carried away in a neck brace before being rushed to the hospital for further checks and treatment. The incident was more worrying as there were fears that the center-back who has been injury-prone in recent times would be on the sidelines for a long while but fears were allayed with his social media post on Monday. The Red Devils will return to Premier Leag...
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Man United’s net debt rises by nearly £130 million

This is one news that fans from the Red side of Manchester won't find appealing. Manchester United's net debt has risen to nearly £130 million following the payment of defender Harry Maguire's world record fee in cash. It can be recalled that the England international made the move to Old Trafford from Leicester City in a staggering world-record deal last summer, making him the most expensive defender in the history of the game. The deal was worth £80m and although clubs normally opt to make transfers in installments, the Old Trafford outfit agreed to pay the fee upfront after months of negotiations for the defender who was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's top target at the time. READ: FC Seoul hit with record fine for using sex dolls to fill stands According to the latest financial resu...
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Guardiola – Maguire addition will make Man United title contenders

Man City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that his side could not afford to sign Manchester United bound Harry Maguire who is set to join city rivals Manchester United in a deal worth £80 million. The Citizens were linked with a move for Maguire last season, and Guardiola has now stated that his eventual addition to the Man United squad will make them contenders for the Premier League title. "We were interested in him, but we could not afford it and United could afford it. "Maguire is an excellent, top-class player, a top-class central defender. He has all the qualities to work for United. They are contenders, with the players they bought like Maguire. READ: Five reasons why Tottenham should be aiming for top spot "I don't care if people say we are going to win titles, an...
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Maguire losing patience with Leicester amid United interest

According to The Sun, Leicester City defender Harry Maguire feels that the club are pricing him out of a move to Manchester United and has begun losing patience with the club. Man United have prioritized Maguire as their top transfer target in the current transfer window but Leicester are insistent on receiving a world-record fee for the defender. Leicester want Man United to bid higher than the £75m fee Liverpool paid to land Virgil Van Dijk from Southampton. They are holding out for a fee close to £90m. READ: Five reasons why Tottenham should be aiming for top spot However, the Old Trafford outfit are not willing to meet Leicester's valuation of the defender, as they believe that their latest £70m bid is more than enough to land the England international. Meanwhile, Leices...
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Rodgers – Maguire’s valuation has not been met

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has hailed Harry Maguire's professionalism, admitting that he had no worries due to the reported interest of Manchester United in the central defender. Man United are hoping to acquire a top-class center-back before the commencement of the 2019/20 season and reports are rife that Maguire is the club's latest prime target. Regardless of the reported interest, the player has been calm and played 45 minutes in the Foxes' 1 nil friendly win against Scunthorpe on Tuesday. Rodgers spoke about the player's situation after the game. He said: “There’s a value that hasn’t been met yet and my support is to him. He’s a special player and we want to keep him but, of course, time will tell. READ: Simple Handicap Method: An excellent way of getting extra value i...
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Man United bid £70m for Harry Maguire

Man United recently signed Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in a 50 million pound deal. The Red Devils are about to spend more as Sky Sports confirmed that they've made a fresh offer for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire. Leicester City have reportedly received a bid of 70 million pounds from Manchester United for the England international. READ: Robert Snodgrass extends contract with West Ham According to Sky Sports, Maguire was not present when Leicester's first team squad returned for pre-season training on Monday at their Belvoir Drive training complex. Meanwhile, it's not yet known if the defender will join his team-mates on Sunday when they proceed to Evian-les-Bains for training in the Alps that will last for six days.