Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleased with Champions League debut

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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has expressed his excitement over the opportunity to play in the Champions League and never thought he would play in Europe biggest showpiece six years ago.

He is determined to help the club advance from the group stages which everyone at United is trying to achieve.

Speaking to MUTV about his feelings on making his Champions League debut for Man United in the 5-0 win over RB Leipzig, Harry Maguire said: “It’s a Champions League debut, a proud moment for myself, six or seven years ago I wouldn’t have dreamt of playing in the Champions League and leading the boys out, so it’s a proud moment for my family.

“It’s the perfect debut some would say. But it’s the start of a campaign where we want to be successful, we don’t want to stop, we want to get through the group stage and they’re the expectations we’ve set.

“Last season a lot of our top performances brought out great results so we know we can get to the level. The level has got to be hit more consistently. You’ve seen that since the international break, we came back with the right mentality.”

The England international was instrumental in our big win over Leipzig by keeping the German side’s attackers quiet at Old Trafford. So far, we have now won two games with six points in the bag and also sit top of our Champions League group.