Everton are still considering making a bid for Harry Maguire.

That’s according to The Independent, who have reported that the Toffees are monitoring the defender’s situation after West Ham had a £60 million double offer turned down for Maguire and Scott McTominay.

Various reports have linked Everton with a move for the centre-back in recent weeks, though they were yet to challenge the Hammers in their pursuit.

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Maguire joined Manchester United for a staggering £80m from Leicester City four years ago and has endured a dramatic fall from grace after he was stripped of his captaincy ahead of the new campaign.

The ‘dominant’ 30-year-old was limited to only 16 appearances in the Premier League last season and now looks set to leave Old Trafford, while the Red Devils could be willing to accept a lower fee than their initial £50m valuation.

West Ham may have to budge up their bid to £40m to bring Maguire to the English capital, while Sean Dyche’s side would have to find the funds to at least match their offer to be in which a chance of signing him.

Could Harry Maguire revive his career at Everton?

While Harry Maguire has had an undeniably disappointing career following his success at Leicester, it seems fairly obvious that he could find his form away from Manchester United.

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The defender has been superb for England in recent years and continues to get picked for the national team, suggesting that his talent is still there somewhere.

Maguire may just need a fresh start, the right manager and some regular game time to find his feet again.

However, he is a big risk at around £40m for a club that can’t really afford to splash the cash. There may be a reason why they are yet to bid such a fee for the Sheffield United academy graduate.

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