Custis, The Sun’s Old Trafford correspondent, joined Wednesday’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to share the latest from United’s pre-season tour of Australia.
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And he said of the Maguire transfer saga: “Manchester City won’t pay over £60m because that’s how they value him and City are in a very powerful position as one of the best teams in the world in saying, ‘if you’re not going to accept that, we’ll find somebody else, that’s fine’.
“Manchester United have had their fingers burned too many times with transfers – people keep adding £10m or £20m to figures that are unrealistic.
“£80m for Harry Maguire is ridiculous, it’s totally and utterly unrealistic.
“£50m, yep, fine. He’s good but he’s not great. He’s not Nemanja Vidic, he’s not Rio Ferdinand and he’s not Virgil van Dijk.
“For goodness sake, £80m is ridiculous… Man United aren’t going to have the mick taken out of them again because they’ve had it with Alexis Sanchez.
“I’d be surprise if Sanchez plays another game for Man United because he has been so woeful and his attitude has been so terrible.”
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