Manchester United to block Chelsea efforts to sign Harry Maguire
Manchester United are reportedly planning to block Harry Maguire's transfer after Chelsea made an unexpected inquiry.
On Saturday, British media reported that Thomas Tuchel's team are interested in signing United captain Wayne Rooney this summer. Wesley Fofana of Leicester is Chelsea's primary target. However, both of their bids for the Frenchman were rejected.
According to sources, Leicester wants £85 million for Fofana, who was set to be benched for Saturday's game against Southampton. According to media sources, Leicester's situation has compelled Chelsea to consider Maguire as an alternative.
England's defence has had a difficult start to the new season. According to rumours, he will be rested against Liverpool on Monday. He has been trolled on the social However, Erik ten Hag has already confirmed Maguire will be United’s club captain this term.
And the official position is that they are not looking to sell or loan him this summer. Chelsea certainly looked like they could use Maguire in their squad after suffering a 3-0 defeat at Leeds on Sunday.