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SportPuel confirms Maguire is happy at Leicester

19:05  07 december  2018
19:05  07 december  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Maguire will stay at Leicester City, insists Puel

Maguire will stay at Leicester City, insists Puel Despite being linked with Manchester United in the previous transfer window, Harry Maguire is not expected to be on the move in January.

The England international is happy to stay where he is after constant speculation about a move following his exploits in Russia.

After Riyad Mahrez's departure to Manchester City, Leicester City boss Claude Puel maintains the club must keep hold of Harry Maguire .

Claude Puel has revealed that he expects Harry Maguire to remain at Leicester City beyond the January transfer window.

Speaking about the defender’s future, as reported by Sky Sports, Puel said that the England international is happy at the King Power, despite rumours linking him with Manchester United.

“We cannot ever guarantee, but he decided this summer to remain with us, to play a full season. He is happy with us, he saw the quality of the team, the ambition, his fantastic team-mates, and of course for Harry or other valuable players of the club, it’s important to keep our best players until the end of the season and continue this work.”

Maddison set for Leicester return but Vardy and Maguire miss out

Maddison set for Leicester return but Vardy and Maguire miss out Leicester City manager Claude Puel has confirmed that James Maddison will be fit enough to be named in the squad to face Brighton on Saturday. Speaking at his pre-match press conference, as reported by Sky Sports News, Puel confirmed that Maddison has recovered well after dropping out of the England squad through injury. “Maddison came back in training, he can be in the squad. For Maguire, it is too early. Jamie [Vardy] had a pain in the last game and came back today. We’ll see tomorrow.” However, it is not such good news for ex-England international Jamie Vardy, who remains a doubt for the game. The meeting with Brighton has also come too quickly for defender Harry Maguire, who will not be involved in the clash at the AMEX. The Foxes are looking to make it four games without defeat on Saturday and they know that three points could take them into touching distance of the top six if other results go their way. Meanwhile, Brighton will themselves hope to get back to winning ways after losing to league strugglers Cardiff prior to the international break.

The England international is happy to stay where he is after constant speculation about a move following his exploits in Russia.

Claude Puel has confirmed Harry Maguire is on his way to Manchester United – for Leicester ’s Premier League opener on Friday night. “We will see what happens in his future but I am happy to keep Harry with us and I’m happy with his attitude in general. He has had a good mentality and spirit

Jose Mourinho was very keen to sign the player in the summer after an impressive World Cup showing with England in Russia.

Puel confirms Maguire is happy at Leicester © Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Sport Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Sport

Leicester rejected United’s approach in the summer, despite talk of bids in the region of £60 million coming in for Maguire.

United remain keen to strengthen defensively and rumours have suggested that the club could come back in for him in January.

Mourinho missed out on a number of targets during the previous transfer window and will be keen to avoid a repeat of the same in the new year.

Puel confirms Maguire is happy at Leicester © Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Sport Cardiff City v Leicester City - Premier League

Puel impressed by Irish striker Ali Reghba during Leicester trial.
Irish youth international Ali Reghba could secure a move to Leicester City are impressing Claude Puel during his trial. Leicestershire Live reports that the likes of Brentford, Middlesbrough and Leeds are all keen to sign the striker, but the player could now be on his way to the King Power Stadium. Reghba has attracted a wealth of interest after impressing in Ireland and he has recently spent time training with the Leicester City first-team squad in a bid to earn a deal. Puel is said to have been impressed with what he saw and a permanent move could be in the offing. Reghba caught the attention of several clubs after breaking into the Bohemians first-team squad at a young age. The 18-year-old now has the pick of the clubs, but Leicester will be hoping their Premier League status will be enough to see them win the race to sign him. The Foxes have shown on several occasions in the past that they are willing to take risks on unproven talents in the transfer market.

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