Manchester United’s potential transfer moves for Paulo Dybala and Harry Maguire have had some backing.
Record scorer Wayne Rooney has given his thumbs up to signing Maguire.
Rooney told ESPN: “I think Harry’s a good player and over the last few years he’s improved as a player. He’s gotten better, and he’s been a main player for Leicester City, but also for England.
“I think he’d be a good signing if they can get him.”
Former United defender John O’Kane told United In Focus earlier this month that he fully supported a move for Maguire.
He said: “For me he ticks a lot of boxes; good character, professional and is not afraid to play, which is what United have lacked at centre-back.”
A potential move for Paulo Dybala has also had some support.
Former United trainee Danny Higginbotham, now a pundit, raved on social media about the potential deal.
Patrice Evra is claimed to be involved in the negotiations.
Gazzetta dello Sport claim Evra has phoned former Juventus teammate Dybala to try and sell United to the Argentine.
Even Cristiano Ronaldo is doing his part, by reportedly pushing at Juventus’ end to sign Lukaku, The Mail report.
If we could manage to get both Maguire and Dybala in, it would cap off an impressive transfer window.
But if we end up with none, finishing with just two signings, the window will become a disappointment.
The Maguire deal could go to the wire, with The Telegraph reporting United are still reluctant to pay Leicester’s £90 million asking price.
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