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Harry Maguire: 'I want to play at highest level'

Maguire: 'I want to play at highest level'
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Leicester City defender Harry Maguire describes himself as an "ambitious player" eager to "play at the highest level" amid reported interest from Manchester United.

Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has admitted that he is an "ambitious player" eager to "play at the highest level" amid reported interest from Manchester United.

The 25-year-old starred for England this summer, helping the Three Lions reach the semi-finals of the competition with a string of impressive performances in central defence.

As a result of his exploits for club and country, Maguire is believed to be on the radar of United boss Jose Mourinho, who reportedly wants to bolster his backline.

When asked by The Sun about the speculation, Maguire replied: "Every player wants to play at the highest level.

"I've just come back from playing at a World Cup, where I really enjoyed the high pressure of the games. It was something that I really thrived off.

"Leicester have been unbelievable to me and I'm really happy there but I'm also an ambitious player and everyone wants to play at the top."

Maguire played in all 38 of Leicester's Premier League matches during the 2017-18 campaign.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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