Manchester United ‘worry Harry Maguire wages could scupper summer exit’
Manchester United are reportedly fearful that Harry Maguire‘s substantial wage packet could make it troublesome to promote him throughout this summer’s switch window.
The 30-year-old has dropped down the pecking order at Outdated Trafford this season by way of the centre-back positions within the facet, with Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez each forward of him, whereas Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw have additionally been picked as an alternative of the membership captain this time period.
Maguire is extensively anticipated to go away the Pink Devils this summer, with the likes of West Ham United, Aston Villa and Newcastle United believed to be eager to maintain him within the Premier League.
In the meantime, a latest report claimed that Paris Saint-Germain had recognized the England worldwide as a sumer switch goal.
Nevertheless, based on Soccer Insider, Man United have fears over a summer exit because of the defender’s large wage, which is considered in extra of £200,000 per week.
The report claims that Pink Devils head coach Erik ten Hag has already made it clear to the membership’s board that he needs Maguire to be offered throughout the summer market.
The previous Sheffield United teen has greater than two years left to run on his present settlement at Outdated Treafford, whereas there may be an possibility to increase the deal till June 2026.
Maguire has began simply 5 Premier League matches throughout the 2022-23 marketing campaign, whereas he has been named in a Europa League first XI on only one event this time period.
The Englishman has featured on 21 events in all competitions at membership stage this season, however solely 10 of these have been within the Premier League, with Ten Hag preferring different choices on the again.
Maguire made the transfer to Outdated Trafford from Leicester City in 2019, and he has featured on 165 events for the membership in all competitions, scoring seven objectives and contributing 5 assists within the course of.
“I’m a participant, 29 years outdated, I have never been on this place in my profession,” he instructed ITV Sport earlier this 12 months. “It’s a place I don’t wish to get used to. However it’s half and parcel in soccer and I’ve been working arduous daily. I’m pushing, I’m coaching properly. And when my likelihood comes, I must take it.
“We all know at this membership we want competitors for locations, we now have some prime centre-backs at this membership. So, I believe we’re all going to be wanted from now till the tip of the season.
“I really feel like I’ve taken care of myself. I believe it has been two-and-a-half weeks since my final begin. I’ve been working arduous in coaching.
“The lads who’ve been enjoying have accomplished rather well. So after I get the chance, I must take it and ensure we win. It was good to be on the market and serving to the lads and I’m prepared when my likelihood comes.”
Man United will likely be bidding to return to profitable methods within the Premier League once they welcome Southampton to Outdated Trafford on Sunday afternoon.