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Rodgers confirms Harry Maguire bids ‘nowhere near’ Leicester’s valuations

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that the bids received for Harry Maguire are ‘nowhere near’ the club’s valuation of the England international.

Maguire has been strongly linked with a move away from the club this summer, with both Manchester City and Manchester United believed to be battling to sign the defender.

Maguire is believed to have informed Leicester of his desire to leave in order to fulfil his ambitions of playing European football, having developed into one of the Premier League‘s leading centre-backs since joining Leicester from Hull City in 2017.

Leicester are however under no pressure to sell the 26-year-old and are reportedly demanding a world-record fee for a defender, and Rodgers has revealed that the bids from interested clubs are still some way off the Foxes’ valuation of their prized asset.

“It’s pretty simple really and we’re quite relaxed about it,” Rodgers said following a 1-0 win over Scunthorpe.

“Harry is a top-class player.

“Of course, he has attracted interest with two bids coming in but they nowhere near meet the valuation of the club.”

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