What Solskjaer Said About Harry Maguire’s Transfer To United

Leicester City's Harry Maguire and Manchester United's Paul Pogba.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has all but confirmed the signing of Harry Maguire.

Manchester United played their final pre-season game against AC Milan in Wales, winning the friendly encounter 5-4 on penalties after the match finished 2-2 in normal time.

The Red Devils managed to maintain a 100% win record in their pre-season, and they are now set to gear-up for the beginning of the Premier League in a week’s time.

In their bid to strengthen their squad for the campaign, the Mancunians continue to pursue some key targets, one of which is Harry Maguire.

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United are said to have coughed up a world record fee for the England international, with reports indicating that the move is on the verge of being official.

And during his press conference after the Milan game, Solskjaer as good as confirmed the mega transfer, by admitting that the proceedings are in their final stages.

When asked if Maguire would be fit to represent the Reds for their opening league game against Chelsea, Ole stated (via M.E.N.): “Hopefully the last little details will be in place and hopefully we can announce something soon.

“Let’s get the last details over the line, but yeah, he’s played a few games over the summer so we’ll have to assess him if and when.”