Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has missed the club’s pre-season tour as he prioritises getting more transfers done.
It is the first time he’s not been on a tour since he started at Old Trafford in 2013, where he replaced David Gill.
Woodward has already helped sign winger Daniel James from Swansea for £15million and full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka for £50m from Crystal Palace.
They are also close to tying down a new deal for goalkeeper David de Gea.
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However, the club are looking to bring in more players before transfer deadline day on August 8.
It is understood Leicester value Maguire at between £80-90million but the Red Devils’ highest offer for the England international has been £70m.
However, they refuse to give up in their pursuit of Maguire, who has also been linked with a move to their local rivals Manchester City.
Another player linked with a move to Old Trafford is Bruno Fernandes but Sporting Lisbon want around £70m for the midfielder.
The 20-time English top flight champions have also been linked with a move for Liverpool target Nicolas Pepe, who plays for Ligue 1 side Lille.
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Meanwhile, United are still continuing their search for a technical director.
They recently announced the promotion of former academy chief Nicky Butt to head of first-team development.