Premier League club has 'concrete interest' in Harry Maguire with Man Utd star 'expected to leave'
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A second Premier League club has joined Tottenham in the race to sign Manchester United captain Harry Maguire, according to a new report.
The Daily Mail claimed on Tuesday that Tottenham had contacted United over a move for the 30-year-old centre-back, and could press ahead with their pursuit following the appointment of Ange Postecoglou.
The 57-year-old is reportedly set to play a key role in Spurs' transfer business this summer, and Maguire could become the first signing completed under the Australian's management.
Maguire has struggled for game time under Erik ten Hag this season, with the Dutchman telling The Times last week that the defender had 'a decision to make' over whether he stays at or leaves the club this summer.
Now, it is claimed that more than one club are actively pursuing his signature.
Second club 'enter Maguire race'
According to Football Insider, Aston Villa have 'concrete interest' in signing Maguire from United this summer.
A move to Villa Park would allow him to continue playing European football, with Unai Emery's side having qualified for next season's Europa Conference League on the final day of the Premier League season - at the expense of Spurs.
It is claimed that Villa enquired about Maguire in January. However, Ten Hag wanted to keep the 30-year-old at the club until the end of the season, as per The Sun, and promised to give him more chances to reclaim his place in the side.
While that did happen, with the Dutch manager praising the defender for his improvement after a 1-0 win over Everton in April, Football Insider add he is 'expected to leave' this summer.