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Jonny Evans backs former Leicester teammate Harry Maguire to become Manchester United captain

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Harry Maguire issues instructions during Manchester United's draw against Southampton
has began all 4 of Manchester United’s video games up to now this season (Picture: Getty)

Leicester City defender has backed his former teammate Harry Maguire to become Manchester United’s captain sooner or later.

Maguire spent two productive seasons with Leicester prior to changing into the world’s costliest defender when shifting to United in an £80m deal in August on the eve of the season.

The 26-year-old will come up towards acquainted faces on Saturday when Leicester City journey to Old Trafford wanting to construct upon their unbeaten begin within the Premier League.

Maguire has loved an honest begin to his United profession and Evans believes he has what it takes to play for the membership over the following decade and become a frontrunner on the pitch.

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Harry Maguire and Jonny Evans warming up for Leicester last season
Maguire performed alongside Jonny Evans at Leicester City final season (Picture: Getty)

‘I think Harry will be at United for eight, nine or 10 years. When it comes to that point, I think people will look back at the fee and say it was a bargain,’ he stated.

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‘I’ve been actually impressed with Harry. I feel he’ll go on to be an actual success at United and he might go on to be their captain – there’s little question about that.’

Evans is aware of what it takes to play at Old Trafford having began his profession at Manchester United and performed 198 occasions for the membership prior to becoming a member of West Brom in 2015.

And the Northern Ireland worldwide believes that Maguire’s enjoying fashion is completely suited to what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is making an attempt to construct on the membership.

‘I only spent a season playing with him, but it felt like we formed a good relationship, on and off the pitch. He’s a improbable participant and he fits every part United are searching for,’ he stated.

‘Not just in his playing style, but how he behaves off the pitch and the personality he can bring. He likes to build games out from the back, start attacks and show his personality on the ball.’

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