Harry Maguire off to Manchester United, jokes Leicester's boss

Aug 10, 2018, 10:00 IST | PA Sport

He said: "I can confirm he is going to Manchester, but only for a couple of hours! I am happy to keep Harry. He is our best player."

Harry Maguire off to Manchester United, jokes Leicester's boss
Harry Maguire

Claude Puel has confirmed Harry Maguire is on his way to Manchester United — for Leicester's Premier League opener tonight. Maguire is thought to be United's number one transfer target. Asked about United's interest, Leicester boss Puel joked with the media yesterday. He said: "I can confirm he is going to Manchester — but only for a couple of hours! I am happy to keep Harry. He is our best player."

Harry Maguire is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Leicester City and the English national team.

Born in Sheffield, he came through the youth system at Sheffield United before graduating to the first team in 2011. He totalled 166 professional games for the Blades and was their Player of the Year three consecutive times, also featuring in the PFA Team of the Year for League One as many times. In 2014, he transferred to Hull City for £2.5 million, who loaned him to Wigan Athletic in 2015. He joined Leicester City in 2017 for a potential £17 million fee

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