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Brendan Rodgers rates Harry Maguires start to his Manchester United career

Harry Maguire became the worlds most expensive centre-half when he joined Manchester United this summer (Picture: Getty)

Brendan Rodgers believes Harry Maguire has already improved Manchester Uniteds defence following his world record transfer from Leicester City.

The England centre-half became the worlds most expensive centre-half when United paid £80million for his services earlier this summer.

United endured there worst ever defensive Premier League campaign, conceding 54 goals, last term but there have been early signs of improvement during the early stages of the new campaign.

Maguire was praised for his performance in the opening weekend thrashing of Chelsea and although Ole Gunnar Solskjaers side has failed to register a clean sheet since that 4-0 win, Maguire has continued to impress.

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I text him now and then and wish him the best when he plays with England, said Rodgers.

Hes a remarkable guy and a fantastic player. His behaviour typified him as a man.

It was so difficult for him and right the way through, his behaviour was exemplary. Hes a good guy and you can see hes made them better.

Rodgers Leicester side, on the back of an impressive summer recruitment drive, travel to Old Trafford on Saturday looking to protect one of only three remaining unbeaten records in the diRead More – Source