Manchester United are willing to pay £60m for Leicester and England central defender Harry Maguire in the coming transfer window.

According to The BBC, United are prepared to offer £60m for Maguire as they look to strengthen their defence.

The Premier League giants were heavily linked with Maguire in the summer but Leicester stuck to their guns and managed to retain the England international.

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Maguire then put pen to paper on a new long-term contract at Leicester, which put speculation to bed.

However, United appear undeterred and will look to pursue a move for the defender when the next transfer window opens.

Maguire has been solid at the back for Leicester this season, after impressing at the World Cup for England in the summer.

The report does not claim whether or not £60m would be an acceptable figure for Leicester.

He played the 90 minutes as Leicester were held to a 1-1 draw by West Ham at the King Power.