Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand sends classy message to Harry Maguire after £85m transfer

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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has posted a lovely message to Harry Maguire following his record-breaking move to the Red Devils.

After weeks of speculation, Harry Maguire completed his move to Manchester United from Leicester City yesterday.

The Sun understand that the Red Devils have broken the world record fee for a defender by paying £85m for Maguire’s services, the report claims that there are no add-ons in the deal.

As per Manchester United’s official website, the defender has signed a six-year contract with the Manchester outfit – including the option of a further year.

United legend Rio Ferdinand took to Instagram to back the former Foxes star for success at Old Trafford, Maguire will wear the No.5 shit which was previously worn by Ferdinand.

Maguire’s move to United eclipses the deal to take Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool 18 months ago, the Sheffield United academy graduate now has the difficult task of proving himself as the world’s most expensive defender.

The man mountain could make his debut for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in their mammoth Premier League opener against Chelsea on Sunday.

Check out Ferdinand’s lovely message to the Sheffield-born star below:

At 26 years of age, Maguire has the perfect blend of experience and youth to help Solskjaer steer the Red Devils back to their former glory.

Is Harry Maguire the man to transform Manchester United’s defence?

The Sheffield United academy graduate has 101 Premier League appearances to his name and he’ll undoubtedly be cornerstone of United’s defence, helping along fellow summer signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka and likely centre-back partner Victor Lindelof.

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