Premier League: Official: Manchester United make Maguire the world’s most expensive defender
Premier League Joins for 88 million euros
Harry Maguire’s move to Manchester United has been completed.
The centre-back leaves Leicester City for a reported fee of 88 million euros, making him the most expensive defender in history.
He has overtaken Virgil van Dijk, who cost Liverpool 85m euros, while he has also become the most expensive English signing ever.
It is a six-year deal that Maguire has signed at Old Trafford, with the option to extend for one more.
“I am delighted to have signed for this great club,” he told United‘s website.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Leicester and would like to thank everyone at the club, and the fans, for their fantastic support over the past two seasons.
“However, when Manchester United come knocking on your door, it is an incredible opportunity.”
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