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Maguire’s reported Man United shirt number/ possible dig at Liverpool

Maguire joins Man United

With the English transfer window set to close in less than a 7 days, Manchester United have finally signed Harry Maguire.

The defender has signed a six-year offer with the Red Devils.

Maguire has put in the very last two a long time honing his craft with Leicester and impressing on a world-stage for England at equally the 2018 World Cup and the UEFA Nations League.

Whilst Man United have not documented a fee for Maguire, the Telegraph set the transfer at £80m.

That £80m would be a world-file charge for a central defender, the earlier being Virgil van Dijk’s £75m swap to Liverpool.

On signing for Man United, Maguire had this to say:

“I am delighted to have signed for this good club. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Leicester and would like to thank anyone at the club, and the fans, for their excellent assist in excess of the earlier two seasons.

“However, when Manchester United occur knocking on your doorway, it is an amazing option.

“From my conversations with the manager, I am enthusiastic about the eyesight and strategies he has for the team. It’s very clear to see that Ole is setting up a team to win trophies. I am now on the lookout ahead to assembly my new team-mates and receiving the season started off.”

Maguire’s shirt number & Liverpool dig

Soon after Maguire was announced as a United player, the Manchester Night Information is reporting what shirt number he will be supplied.

That number is believed to be number five. Some noteworthy names to have shared the number five shirt with Maguire are Rio Ferdinand, Roy Keane and Mike Phelan.

Also, Maguire also looks to be striving to win around the United fans by now.

In his farewell post on his Instagram, Maguire looks to have taken a dig at United’s close rivals, Liverpool.

Maguire scored an equaliser as Leicester drew 1-1 with Liverpool final season, experienced Liverpool gained that game, they would have had an extra two points, which could have taken them to 99 points for the season, plenty of to win the league.

It was that goal celebration that Maguire chose to place as the photograph in his farewell post.

Even though it hasn’t been verified Maguire did this to ‘troll’ Liverpool, it is a alternatively major coincidence if it is not why he selected that specific image.