Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group are proud to have brokered the world-record transfer of England defender Harry Maguire from Leicester City to Manchester United.
The news was confirmed today after weeks of negotiation between all parties, led by Maguire’s representative and Triple S Group Director Kenneth Shepherd. Maguire has signed a long-term contract and will wear the number five shirt for the Red Devils.
Shepherd said: “Harry has established himself as one of the best central defenders in the country – this move is recognition of that. We are sure that he will achieve great things at Manchester United. I would like to place on record my sincerest thanks to the Board of Directors at both Leicester City and Manchester United for their assistance throughout the transfer.”
Maguire added: “This is a hugely special moment in my life. It is a very proud feeling – not only for me personally but also for my family. Many people have supported and helped me get to this point, so today is for them too. I’d like to thank the team at Triple S who have looked after me every step of the way throughout my career and helped me achieve this dream move to Manchester United.”
Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group has a long and proud history of brokering landmark deals, going back to Wayne Rooney’s transfer from Everton to Manchester United in 2004 where the striker became the most expensive player ever under 20 years-old.
This transfer window the Group has already seen big client moves including England Women’s star striker Toni Duggan join Atletico Madrid from FC Barcelona.
Group Managing Director Paul Stretford said: “We’re delighted for all our players who have secured exciting transfers this summer and continue to work hard with all our clients to ensure that they achieve their full potential on and off the field.”