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Man Utd commits Maguire to receiving the record fee for the defender

Manchester United have signed England defender Harry Maguire of Leicester for a six-year contract.

Sources told ESPN FC on Friday that United has agreed to pay Leicester 80 million pounds, which is a defender's world record fee. Exceeding £ 75m Liverpool paid Southampton 2018 for Virgil van Dijk.

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"I am pleased to have signed up for this great club," Maguire said.

"I really enjoyed my time in Leicester and would like to thank everyone in the club and the fans for their fantastic support in the last two seasons of Manchester United knock on your door, it's an incredible Opportunity After my talks with the manager, I am thrilled with the vision and plans he has for the team.

"It is clear that Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] is building a team to win trophies. I'm looking forward to meeting my new teammates and the start of the season. "

Leicester made a £ 90 million bid for Maguire before agreeing to a compromise.

The 26-year-old received medical treatment over the weekend and is entitled to" Harry is one of the best center-backs in today's game, and I am pleased that we have received his signature, "said United Manager Solskjaer on signing the contract]" He is a great reader of the game and has a strong presence on the pitch with the ability to stay calm under pressure.

"I can see he fits in well on both the pitch and the field, and he has a great personality and is a fantastic asset to the club."

Maguire played 76 games in Leicester in two seasons after coming from Hull City for £ 17m in 2017.

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