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SportOle hopeful of Maguire deal 'very soon'

06:45  04 august  2019
06:45  04 august  2019 Source:   skysports.com

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is hopeful of announcing the signing of Harry Maguire " very soon ". Solskjaer has revealed Maguire could even be in contention for United's Premier League opener against Chelsea on August 11, live on Sky Sports.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United to complete "one or two" deals before next week's transfer deadline after agreeing a fee with Solskjaer declined to comment on the Maguire deal during an interview ahead of the International Champions Cup game with AC Milan in Cardiff on Saturday.

Ole hopeful of Maguire deal 'very soon' © Getty Manchester Utd have agreed an £80m deal to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is hopeful of announcing the signing of Harry Maguire "very soon".

Solskjaer was quizzed on United's pursuit of the England international after their penalty shootout victory over AC Milan in Cardiff, he replied: "Hopefully the last little details will be in place over the weekend and we can announce something very soon."

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Sky Sports News understands United have agreed an £80m fee with Leicester for Maguire, who will now discuss personal terms ahead of a potential transfer to Old Trafford that would eclipse the world-record £75m Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk.

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Solskjaer wants Maguire ASAP Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made it clear to Ed Woodward that he wants to sign Harry Maguire as soon as possible, SSN understands.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United to complete 'one or two' more deals before the transfer deadline after signing Harry Maguire . But United boss Solskjaer said: 'We're still hopeful one or two deals can be done. We've been working on cases for a long time and suddenly the deal

The deal sees Maguire become the world's most expensive defender of all-time. Harry Maguire has become the most expensive defender in history after Manchester United and Leicester City Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be delighted to have landed his top two targets Wan-Bissaka, £50m from

Solskjaer has revealed Maguire could even be in contention for United's Premier League opener against Chelsea on August 11, live on Sky Sports.

Ole hopeful of Maguire deal 'very soon' © Thomson Reuters Soccer Football - International Champions Cup - Manchester United v AC Milan - Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain - August 3, 2019 Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during the match Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

"Let's get the details over the line but yeah, [he could be in contention for Chelsea game]," the United boss added. "He has played a few games in pre-season, we will have to assess him if and when."

Solskjaer reiterated that Paul Pogba remains committed to Manchester United after missing the club's final pre-season game.

Ole hopeful of Maguire deal 'very soon' © Getty Sky Sports News understands Pogba complained of a back spasm ahead of the trip to Cardiff

The United manager was asked whether he was concerned about the France international's commitment after he failed to travel with the squad to Cardiff, but Solskjaer replied: "I have no doubts at all. I wasn't expecting him [on the plane]. I spoke to him after training and he didn't feel right.

"Paul will probably be back early next week training. It's not an injury, he just felt some pain. We didn't want to risk anything this weekend and he should be OK for Chelsea. I hope so."

The Norwegian was also questioned on Romelu Lukaku's transfer situation but told reporters he has no new information regarding the Belgium forward and his proposed move to Juventus in a swap with Paulo Dybala.


Harry Maguire 'SNUBBED incredible £278,000 a week contract offer from Manchester City in favour of joining United'... despite earning almost £100,000 a week LESS at Old Trafford.
Harry Maguire moved to Old Trafford in an £80million switch from Leicester last week and signed a six-year contract worth £190,000 a week - £88,000 a week less than City's offer. Video: 'Maguire United's answer to van Dijk'(Sky Sports) Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { binding("wcVideoPlayer", "#video_player_4dc1eb44-3bed-4de8-9f6b-031a4b36bd15").all(); }); According to the Daily Star, had Maguire accepted City's offer he would've earned £70m over five years and become the world's best paid defender.

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