Manchester United leading chase for MAGUIRE as Guardiola Brings down city shot of signing a Center-Back

Manchester United have been given a noteworthy lift in their pursuit of Leicester’s Harry Maguire, with Pep Guardiola playing down Manchester City’s odds of signing another center back.


City have been generally calm in the transfer window up until now, with the signing of defensive midfielder Rodri from Atletico Madrid their major acquisition.

In any case, there has been some recommendation that Guardiola will hope to acquire defensive reinforcements following Vincent Kompany’s flight to Anderlecht at the end of last season.

City have been connected with Foxes talisman Maguire, however it appears Manchester United currently lead the race for the England worldwide.

The Red Devils saw a £70 million offer rejected by Leicester toward the beginning of July, but they are relied upon to come back with an improved offer in the locale of £80 million ($100m) before the end of the end of the summers window on August 8.

Guardiola has yielded focal resistance was a territory he was thinking about fortifying, yet he is content with the options he as of now has available to him should a move neglect to emerge.

Talking in front of the Asia Trophy conflict with Wolves, the City supervisor stated: “We are so content with the squad we have. I don’t have the foggiest idea if the players here will remain or if new players will come, yet I am pleased with the players we have.

“There’s a possibility [of a defender coming in] however I don’t have the foggiest idea on the off chance that it will be conceivable. We [already] have three mind boggling focal defenders and Fernandinho can play in that position.”

Theory regarding Leroy Sane’s future at the Etihad Stadium has likewise been a hotly debated issue of discourse in late weeks, with Bayern Munich mooted as his undoubtedly next goal.

The German champions are watchful for wide players to fill the sizeable void left by Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, with Sane top of their list of things to get.

Director Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and mentor Niko Kovac have been vocal in their deference of the 23-year-old, with the previous notwithstanding recommending Bayern are “prepared” to make a move should the player express a wish to leave the north-west of England.

Be that as it may, Guardiola has indicated his disappointment with his previous club’s open pursuit, and laid out his craving to keep Sane in the Premier League.

He told correspondents in Shanghai: “For quite a while they talk about their advantage, yet Leroy is our player and hopefully he can remain next season and next season and next season.”

Pushed on the off chance that he had addressed anybody at Bayern, Guardiola answered: “No.”

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