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Manchester United consider making £65m bid for Harry Maguire

Manchester United consider making £65m bid for Harry Maguire

The Sunday Mirror says that United are "ready to trigger Anthony Martial's contract extension clause" in order to keep him at Old Trafford until 2020.

Manchester United are refusing to do business with a Premier League rival, even if they are prepared to go above and beyond the £70m price tag United have slapped on the France global. Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are also interested in Martial.

Jose Mourinho is all too aware there is no value in keeping an unhappy player, but United will ensure Martial only leaves on their terms and will demand a minimum of £70m for him.

Could Harry Maguire arrive at Old Trafford?

The defender certainly was one of the best English players and Mourinho could look to replace either Phil Jones or Chris Smalling with the Leicester man.

Manchester United have not hit top gear on their pre-season tour of the United States but manager Jose Mourinho has said he is not anxious as a majority of his first team players are yet to rejoin the squad following the World Cup. You can not do whatever you want in life.

Jose Mourinho has warned Anthony Martial that "you can't always get what you want in life" amid the speculation about the striker's Manchester United future.

Maguire was signed for £17m from Hull City a year ago but his value has rocketed after his stellar performances at the World Cup.

Manchester United will be looking to challenge for the Premier League title next season after the Red Devils finished in second place in the table and without a trophy last season.

Mourinho was keen to sign a left-back at the start of the summer but now appears likely to stick with Ashley Young and Luke Shaw.