Manchester United will not loan Harry Maguire to Newcastle United despite the Magpies’ interest in taking the defender on a temporary deal, it has been reported. the sun.

The Red Devils signed Maguire from Leicester City for £80m in 2019. The defender became club captain within six months of his arrival. He also played 144 times across competitions in his first three seasons at Old Trafford.

However, the England international fell out of favor after Erik ten Hag took over at Manchester United last summer. The tactic handed the central defender only 16 appearances across competitions during the 2022-23 season.

And so Maguire, 30, has been linked with a move away from Manchester this summer. According to the aforementioned source, the Red Devils will allow him to leave if a suitable deal is agreed.

Tottenham Hotspur was credited with signing the former Leicester star. However, they have not yet taken an official approach to the gun, as per the said report.

Meanwhile, Newcastle has emerged as a possible destination for the Manchester United captain. The Magpies are reportedly considering signing Maguire on loan as they look to bolster their squad after qualifying for the UEFA Champions League next season.

However, the Red Devils will not allow Maguire to move to Tyneside temporarily as they do not want to solidify a direct competitor without any financial benefit. Their position could change if Newcastle offer money if the report is to be believed.

Aside from the Magpies, Aston Villa is keeping an eye on Maguire’s situation in Manchester. They want to boost their options in defense after qualifying for the UEFA Europa Conference League and could have a higher chance of signing the England player.

Leicester were interested in re-signing Maguire but he is no longer in the mix after suffering relegation. Meanwhile, there are also suggestions the defender would be happy to stay at Old Trafford.

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Harry Maguire is among a number of players who could leave Manchester United this summer. The Red Devils are hoping to raise funds by getting rid of players as they look to strengthen their squad ahead of the 2023-24 season. They reportedly want to sign a goalkeeper, centre-back, midfielder and striker this summer.

Everton star Jordan Pickford is said to be Erik ten Hag’s best target. Hence, the Premier League giants are gearing up for the England international. There are suggestions that the Toffees could sell the fire stopper for £30m.

It comes amid uncertainty about David De Gea’s future at Old Trafford. The Spaniard’s contract expires in less than 20 days and he has yet to commit his future to the club. Ten Hag wants to compete with or replace the 32-year-old goalkeeper.

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