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Man United eye Harry Maguire replacement as Mason Greenwood update emerges

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Here are your Manchester United evening headlines for Wednesday, August 9. United seeking centre back to replace Maguire Manchester United are attempting to sign a centre-back as Harry Maguire edges closer to leaving the club. West Ham submitted an improved offer for Maguire on Monday and United have accepted the offer in principle. United have always regarded a defensive-minded player as the likeliest fourth addition of the summer and sources stressed that if Maguire leaves he will have to be replaced. Want to join our MUFC Pro club for a totally ad-free version of the MEN’s Man United app packed with premium features? Click here READ MORE: Three signings and six players sold – United’s dream end to the summer transfer window It is understood United admire Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba. The 24-year-old is under contract at Leverkusen until 2024. Jonny Evans, 35, is not viewed as a sufficient replacement to Maguire and his short-term contract expires before the end of August. Evans is unsure if he will stay at United and he is expected to receive offers from other clubs. Read the full story here. Greenwood training data considered United are receiving data from Mason Greenwood’s training sessions as they prepare to clarify his future. Greenwood, 21, has been pictured and filmed training in public parks. The sessions have been overseen by a former United junior coach who has conducted individual sessions with United youngsters Kobbie Mainoo and Dan Gore. United are due to communicate their decision on Greenwood’s future after a six-month investigation before the start of the season. United’s first fixture is at home against Wolves on Monday evening. Greater Manchester Police announced on February 2 that Greenwood no longer faced criminal proceedings. Greenwood had been charged with attempted rape, engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour and assault, but the Crown Prosecution Service has dropped all charges against the United forward. Read the full story here. The transfer window is in full swing and United have got their hands on three players well in advance of the September 1 deadline, with Rasmus Hojlund joining Mason Mount and Andre Onana at Old Trafford. A goalkeeper, a midfielder and a striker were Erik ten Hag’s priorities heading into the summer window, but that doesn’t mean their business ends here, with a move for Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat also on the cards, as well as plenty of possible departures. Our team of United experts will be on top of all the goings-on at United for the remainder of the summer window and beyond, and you can get the latest updates and inside information to your phone by joining our new free WhatsApp community below. SIGN UP HERE — We also treat our community members to special offers, promotions, and adverts from us and our partners. If you don’t like our community, you can check out any time you like. If you’re curious, you can read our Privacy Notice. Follow the MEN’s United coverage on TikTok and YouTube, and subscribe to the Manchester is Red podcastStory SavedYou can find this story in  My Bookmarks.Or by navigating to the user icon in the top right.

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