Press reports claimed that Chelsea club is studying the possibility of contracting Manchester United captain Harry Maguire, as part of the deal of American Christian Bolsic, who is wanted in United, during the current summer transfer market.
As Chelsea inquired of its counterpart Manchester United about the possibility of contracting Harry Maguire as part of the Bolsic deal, in light of the Blues’ efforts to strengthen the team’s defensive line before the closure of the current summer Mercato.
The signing of Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana remains a priority for the Blues, and there was growing optimism on Friday that a deal for the French defender could finally be done next week after the player asked to be left out of Leicester’s match against Southampton on Saturday.
The future of the United captain has become ambiguous, in light of the disastrous start of the team with Dutchman Ten Hag, who is seriously considering not relying on Maguire against Liverpool next Monday night in the English Premier League.
Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel wants to strengthen his team’s defensive line before the current summer transfer market closes, especially after the departure of Anthony Rudiger to Real Madrid and Andreas Christensen to Barcelona.
Manchester United lost in the first two rounds of the new season in the Premier League against Brighton and Brentford, 2-1 and 4-0, respectively.