Manchester United confirms Maguire as their third signing

Harry Maguire is officially a Manchester United player. Image: CNN

Manchester United unveiled their new and latest signing today Harry Maguire. He agreed to a six-year contract with option for a seventh year, for a fee of £80m.

The former Leicester City centre-back had this to say regarding his move to his new club.

“I am delighted to have signed for this great club,” Maguire said after completing his move to United.”

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Leicester and would like to thank everyone at the club, and the fans, for their fantastic support over the past two seasons. However, when Manchester United come knocking on your door, it is an incredible opportunity.

“From my conversations with the manager, I am excited about the vision and plans he has for the team. It’s clear to see that Ole is building a team to win trophies. I am now looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and getting the season started.”

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also had this to say about his new signing:

“Harry is one of the best centre-backs in the game today and I am delighted we have secured his signature,” Solskjaer said.

“He is a great reader of the game and has a strong presence on the pitch, with the ability to remain calm under pressure – coupled with his composure on the ball and a huge presence in both boxes – I can see he will fit well into this group both on and off the pitch.”

“He has a great personality and is a fantastic addition to the club. I would like to welcome Harry to Manchester United and we are looking forward to working with him as we prepare for the new season.”

I am so happy that we got Maguire and he is officially a United player. He has many attributes that is excellent and he has the right temperament. I wish him all the best in his new career at Manchester United.



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