Harry Maguire will have his Manchester United medical on Saturday.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers omitted the star centre-back for the friendly against Italian outfit Atlanta this Friday, primarily due to the enormous speculation surrounding the player.
The 26-year-old’s future was expected to get sorted out by the weekend, which is why the King Power outfit decided it would be best for all parties if the defender is left out for the final friendly fixture.
Now, as reports did indicate, a resolution has finally been reached in the dragged-out transfer saga.
According to multiple sources, Manchester United and Leicester City have agreed a straight £80 million deal for Harry Maguire, with no add-ons.
This deal would make the England international the most expensive defender of all-time, surpassing Liverpool superstar Virgil van Dijk’s transfer fee by £5 million.
Maguire is expected to have his medical at the AON Training Complex come Saturday, and the transfer should be done and dusted this weekend itself.
Manchester United are expected to move onto their attacking targets from hereon, as Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and Sporting playmaker Bruno Fernandes continue to get heavily linked with an Old Trafford switch.