Manchester United could offer Harry Maguire to Everton in a swap deal.

The Mirror have reported that the Red Devils are willing to part ways with the defender, if Amadou Onana goes the other way.

Maguire found himself stripped of the captaincy at Old Trafford this summer after making only 16 appearances in the Premier League last season.

The centre-back is expected to be moved on this month and has already been the subject of a £30 million bid from West Ham.

However, Manchester United decided to reject the offer and could now look to send him to Goodison Park.

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The Independent have already reported that Everton are weighing up a move for Maguire, however BBC Sport have since claimed their interest was ‘wide of the mark’ due to the significant cost of his signature.

The financial stumbling block in their pursuit of Maguire may be softened if they are willing to let Onana join Erik ten Hag’s side.

The Belgian joined Everton for £33 million last summer and has since attracted the attention of the likes of United, Chelsea and Arsenal.

United are eager to bolster their midfield and see Onana as a potential alternative to Fiorentina’s Sofyan Amrabat.

While the Toffees were said to value Onana at over £50 million, they could lower their asking price and include the 21-year-old in a deal for Maguire.

Harry Maguire would be reunited with his ‘best mate’ at Everton

A move to Goodison Park for Harry Maguire could see him link up with a number of familiar faces from his time with the England national team including Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Dele Alli and James Tarkowski.

However, it is Jordan Pickford that has claimed to be the defender’s best friend.

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Speaking during the World Cup, the goalkeeper said: “Myself and Harry have a great relationship. The majority of my caps have been with Harry playing in front of me and we work really well together. Our defensive record with Harry playing there is really good as well and he is in a very good moment.”

Earlier this year, Pickford then told England Football: “Harry is one of my best mates in football and I have played with him throughout my England career so far.”

It’s fair to say the 29-year-old would be delighted to see Maguire join the Toffees this summer and would be fairly confident to have the former Manchester United captain in front of him.

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