Manchester  united have broken the world record fee for a defender after completing the signing of defender Harry Maguire from Leicester city  for a club and world record fee of 80 million euros($97 million).A  club statement reads.

“Manchester United is delighted to confirm the signing of Harry Maguire from Leicester City . Harry  signs on a six- year, with an option to extend for a further year.

 The 26 year old England international was linked to both Manchester club but his club held  their ground and made the received  a world record fee for a player the paid just 17 millions pounds for few years ago.

The fee surpasses the 75m Liverpool paid for Virgil Van  Dijk a couple of years ago.

“I am delighted to sign for this football club Maguire told Man utd wedsite .I enjoyed every moment of my Leicester career, “However, when Manchester United come knocking on your door,it is an incredible opportunity”.I am excited about the vision of the club and can’t wait to get started.   



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