Harry Maguire is a football player who is the current club captain of Manchester United and an England international defender who was part of the 2018 World Cup squad which reached the semi-finals.

Maguire became the world’s most expensive defender when United bought him for 80 million pounds from Leicester City in 2019.


Sheffield-born Maguire came through the ranks at his local club Sheffield United as a junior, making more than 100 first-team appearance and winning the club’s Player of the Year three times as they competed in England’s League One until his move to Hull City in 2014.

Team Manchester United Manchester United
Position Defender
Born 5 Mar 1993
Nationality England England
Nickname Slabhead
Team History
Manchester United Man Utd 2019 - present
Leicester City FC Leicester City 2017 - 2019
Hull City AFC Hull City 2014 - 2017
Wigan Athletic FC Wigan Athletic 2015 (loan)
Sheffield United FC Sheffield 2011 - 2014

He spent three years with Hull, during which they were a Premier League club, although he was loaned to second tier Wigan Athletic, before the Tigers got relegated from the top flight. Maguire was a more significant figure as they promotion via the playoffs in 2017 and was voted the club’s Player of the Year by the fans and the players.

Maguire left Hull in 2017 for Leicester on a five-year deal and he played every minute of the 2017-18 season, earning the club’s Player of the Season gong, along with World Cup selection with England.

In July 2019, Manchester United approached Leicester to sign Maguire, eventually landing him with a 80 million pound offer on a six-year contract with the option of a further year. In January 2020, despite some criticism, he was named club captain at Old Trafford.

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