Harry Maguire has reportedly urged Manchester United to go all out to signal Brighton defender Ben White this summer season.
The Pink Devils are believed to be on the hunt for a brand new centre-back with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eager to bolster his backline forward of the 2021/22 marketing campaign.
A number of high centre-backs have been linked in latest instances, together with Sevilla’s Jules Kounde and Actual Madrid’s Raphael Varane.
Nevertheless, in response to journalist Duncan Castles, regardless of the lengthy checklist of linked European defenders, Maguire has knowledgeable the membership’s hierarchy that he would favor an English-speaking companion.
Maguire is alleged to be an enormous fan of the 23-year-old, who has impressed on the coronary heart of Brighton’s defence this time period.
The Seagulls would demand round £50million for White, who excelled on mortgage at Leeds final season as they secured promotion to the Premier League.
United are additionally on the hunt for a striker this summer season and Borussia Dortmund hitman Erling Haaland is believed to be on Solskjaer’s shortlist.
The Norwegian has developed right into a celebrity since becoming a member of the German membership in January 2020, scoring 47 objectives in 47 appearances.
Nevertheless, reviews on Saturday recommended that United additionally stated to be unable to compete financially with their Premier League rivals within the present financial local weather, particularly as a result of his £90m buyout clause have to be paid in a single instalment.
Their crosstown rivals, Manchester City, have already made contact with Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola, who is alleged to be keen to bury the hatchet with Pep Guardiola.