English Premiership

Puel knows nothing of Maguire's release clause

2018-09-14 09:18
Harry Maguire (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Leicester City manager Claude Puel claims to have no knowledge about whether the new contract signed by Harry Maguire contains a release clause.

The England international was a target for Manchester United during the recent transfer window after enjoying fine debut season at the King Power Stadium.

The Foxes had no intention of selling, however, and Maguire stayed put. He was subsequently rewarded with an extension last week tying him to the East Midlands club until 2023.

Puel believes that securing the 25-year-old defender's future is a step in the right direction for the 2015/16 Premier League champions.

When asked if a release clause had been inserted into the deal, the Frenchman said: "I don't know the details of his contract.

"I can only say that it is a good feeling for all the club and for our fans.

"This signing shows the ambition of the club, the owners and for the fans it is very good feeling for the future.

"For the squad also - we kept our best player and it is a good thing to continue to improve.

"Harry knows his quality and importance for the club. He played very well all the time for the national team."

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Friday, 28 February 2020
Norwich City v Leicester City, Carrow Road 22:00
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Aston Villa v Sheffield United, Villa Park 02:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace, The American Express Community Stadium 14:30
West Ham United v Southampton, London Stadium 17:00
Newcastle United v Burnley, St. James' Park 17:00
AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea, Vitality Stadium 17:00
Watford v Liverpool, Vicarage Road 19:30
Sunday, 01 March 2020
Manchester City v Arsenal, Etihad Stadium 02:00
Everton v Manchester United, Goodison Park 16:00
Tottenham Hotspur v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 16:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 English Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.