Puel pleased Maguire's Old Trafford opener will be in a Leicester shirt

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He said: 'I can confirm he (Maguire) is going to Manchester - but only for a couple of hours! Puel said after the match.

But they could not help their team escape an opening day defeat as Manchester United secured a 2-1 win over Leicester City.

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Manchester United are lining up a late £65m bid to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City before Thursday's transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media.

United have signed promising Brazilian midfielder Fred, Portugese right back Diogo Dalot, attacking mid Andreas Pereira and err. veteran 'keeper Lee Grant, but their failure to secure any of Toby Alderweireld, Harry Maguire or Yerry Mina has left a bad taste in the mouth for supporters.

"We know a friendly game is always different". I want to keep all our best players for this season to keep a good ambition.

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Both players have been the subject of intense transfer speculation over the summer especially Maguire who ironically could have been playing for United with the Red Devils having made it clear they wanted him but the Foxes managed to hold on to their star defender. He is going to be here for the whole season.

However, Iheanacho is expected to play a role when Leicester face United at Old Trafford tonight, and the Nigeria global has suggested that he is feeling sharp ahead of the new campaign.

"I am happy to keep Harry of course and all our best players".

Press Association Sport understands United were keen to make a big-money move for Maguire but Leicester's steadfast refusal to part with another key asset meant no deal came to fruition.

They are understood to be disappointed that Old Trafford bosses didn't award them new deals this year.