With just a few days left of the summer transfer window, it looks like Harry Maguire’s fate has been sealed.
Although it appeared as though the Manchester United defender would be transferring to West Ham, this isn’t the case anymore.
There were various rumours that Maguire rejected West Ham because he wanted to join a more high-profile club.
However, according to Fabrizio Romano via CaughtOffSide, he was actually happy to move to a London club such as David Moyes.
Here is what Italian sports journalist had to say about Maguire’s failed transfer to West Ham:
“Despite rumours, I’m not aware of Harry Maguire rejecting West Ham as he wanted to be part of a more high-profile club similar to that of Manchester United. In fact, what I’m being told is that he has always been open to joining West Ham this summer but he wants to do so on his conditions; and the player is also really attracted by the chance of joining David Moyes.
“For the rest of the transfer window, Maguire would be open to a loan move from now to Deadline Day, but Erik ten Hag and Man United feel it’s going be difficult to replace him if he leaves on loan so at the moment it’s still not easy and it looks like the defender might stay.”
So, with Manchester United not wanting to send Maguire out on loan, we will most likely see the player stay with the club past the summer transfer window.