Manchester United have had a fresh bid of £70m for Leicester defender Harry Maguire rejected by the Foxes, according to reports.

Sky Sports News and the BBC claim that, while talks between the two clubs continue, Leicester have turned down United's latest offer of £70m for the England international.

The 2016 Premier League champions are understood to be holding out for a bid in excess of the £75m that Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk in 2017.

Maguire is happy at Leicester and would not force a move through, so it will be up to United to improve on their offer.

The 26-year-old defender has a long-term contract with the Foxes, having signed a new five-year contract with the club last September.

United manager Ole Gunnar Soslkjaer is embarking on a summer of rebuilding as he hopes to mount a challenge for a top four finish next season.

Soslkjaer has already paid £50m for Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, as well as signing Swansea’s Daniel James for a fee that could rise to £18m.

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