By Joe Strange for MailOnline
Published: 00:07 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 00:12 BST, 1 August 2019
Manchester United are ready to give in to Leicester and make Harry Maguire the world's most expensive defender at £80million, according to Sky Sports News.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been chasing the England star throughout the summer, with United seeing two bids - the second of which was almost £70m - rejected.
Leicester have been holding out for a fee in excess of the £75m Liverpool paid to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in January of last year.
Manchester United are reportedly ready to meet Leicester's asking price for Harry Maguire
A deal worth £80million would make Maguire the most expensive defender in the world
And according to the new report, the Foxes appear to have got their way with Ed Woodward now ready to sanction a record-breaking deal for Maguire.
The 26-year-old, who called in sick for training on Monday,