Talks between the clubs over a proposed £80m deal that will ultimately make Maguire the most expensive defender in history have been ongoing for a number of weeks - the big sticking point has been the structure of the deal and how much Leicester are to receive up front.
Maguire missed Leicester training on Monday through illness, heightening speculation over a potential move to Old Trafford - with his actual illness seemingly going under the radar. Teammate
But, after just a one-day absence, he has since returned to training as normal on Tuesday, confirmed by the Telegraph's John Percy.
The Sun, meanwhile, report that Maguire is 'losing patience' with Leicester and is ready to 'push' for a transfer after so far taking a passive role.
The tabloid story claims that Maguire believes Leicester chief Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha is 'being awkward', while Maguire himself has kept his end of an alleged
Man United will have new contacts soon with Leicester for Harry Maguire. Ed Woodward is working on this deal and strongly wants to sign the CB who Solskjaer asked. Talks ongoing, the player is pushing but Leicester have to decide soon. #MUFC #ManUnited #LCFC #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 30, 2019
Journalist Fabrizio Romano tweeted in the early hours of Tuesday morning that there is to be 'new contacts' between United and Leicester, with Old Trafford executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward working on the deal. Romano also makes reference to Maguire now 'pushing'.
On top of that, Maguire's agent, Steven Beck, head of the Triple S agency that represents the former Hull defender, was a visitor to United's Carrington training base on Monday, uploading a picture as he appeared to sit waiting for a meeting.
Harry Maguire’s, (Steven Beck) agent was present at Carrington today. pic.twitter.com/WCC8fFBbB6— Josh (@ManUnitedMedia) July 29, 2019
With the Premier League transfer deadline on 8 August, time is running out. But this deal that has dominated headlines all summer looks like it is finally nearing a conclusion.