English media reports have revealed that Barcelona have made a surprise offer from Manchester United to sign their international defender Harry Maguire during the current summer transfer period.
And The Sun reported that Barcelona had requested that Maguire’s deal be part of the move of Catalan Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong to United.
The newspaper pointed out that Manchester United turned down Barcelona’s request as new England coach Eric Tin Haeg wants to keep Maguire and work with him into the new season.
The offer to sign Maguire came after United failed to offer £80m, the sum demanded by Barcelona to waive De Jong.
Maguire, who joined Manchester United in 2019 from Leicester City on a record deal that made him the world’s most expensive defender (£80m), was one of United’s worst players last season as he was criticized and even ridiculed for his naivety. mistakes that cost his team dearly.
Source: “The Sun”