Harry Maguire has signed a five-year contract extension with Leicester City, announced the club. Maguire who played a full ninety minutes last weekend for the three lions in a 2 – 1 loss to Spain, was a subject of great interest from numerous clubs that included Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United after a spectacular World cup with England in Russia. He has certainly proven to be one of the best center backs in the country and Leicester have managed to keep him on board is in itself equivalent to a big money summer signing for them. The 25-year-old joined the club in the summer of 2017 for a reported 17 million Euros from Hull city and the defender was named the player of the season and the players player of the season in his first year at Leicester and his importance at the backline cannot be explained enough.
— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) September 9, 2018
Maguire said: “Ever since I came to this club, I’ve always reiterated how good they’ve been to me. They gave me an opportunity to play in the Premier League and built a great platform for me to go and perform at the World Cup, so I thank them a lot. I owe them a lot and I’m looking forward to the future. It’s massive, obviously the chairman has come and he wanted to reward me with a good contract and to add more years to the contract, so it is nice to have security behind me but now I am looking forward to the season ahead, It has been a good start that we have had and I am looking forward to getting more points on the board.”
CAN MAGUIRE REACH THE VERY TOP?
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 7, 2018
Maguire says he is extremely happy about the way club are progressing and wants to play a major part in their developments in the future. He says that he owes them a lot and signing a contract extension was a no-brainer for the star English defender.