Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United are reportedly in a locked horn race to sign Liecester City centre-back Harry Maguire this coming summer transfer window.
Manchester United was on the verge of securing a move for the English defender last summer but a deal for the centre back fell through with reasons still unknown, according to report from the Telegraph.
The Old Trafford outfit have now reignited their interests in the England international after failing to bring him to the club last year.
United, who have struggled with a leaky defence throughout the 2018/19 campaign, very much desperate to see a deal for the Foxes’ player go through as they concede 52 goals in 38 Premier League matches this season, being the worst of the top nine clubs on the table.
Devils’ manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have been reported to be keen on a squad overhaul this summer to clear and raise funds for his side this transfer window, as he wants to strengthen up his team that will be competing in the Europa League and Premier League next season.
The Red Devils’ are currently leading the race to sign Maguire this summer, but all could very much become tough for them as Champions League finalist Tottenham Hotspur have joined in the race alongside Arsenal and Chelsea with a price tag of £60m noted to have been placed on the defender’s head.
Harry Maguire, who has 18 caps for England national team, has been able to appeared 31 times in the starting lineup of the King Power outfit this season scoring three goals in the process.
The England international has been key for Leicester City this season as they are placed in the ninth position on the English Top Flight table.