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Maguire is convinced Manchester United will secure a spot in the Champions League last 16.

Maguire is adamant that Man Utd will progress into the next round of the Champions League.

The Red Devils need at least a draw against RB Leipzig to secure a spot in the next round of the Champions League. [Getty]
The Red Devils need at least a draw against RB Leipzig to secure a spot in the next round of the Champions League. [Getty]

England defender Harry Maguire says his Manchester United teammates are looking forward to the clash against RB Leipzig.


Manchester United captain Harry Maguire insists that his side are not thinking about the Europa League as the Reds believe they will secure a spot in the next round of the Champions League.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side travel to Germany to play Bundesliga club RB Leipzig in their final group game on Tuesday night and must avoid a defeat if they are to qualify for the next round.


Both sides [Leipzig and United] are currently on nine points along with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.


However, Man United captain Maguire is overly convinced they will progress into the last 16 of Europe's elite competition.


Maguire said in a press conference ahead of their match at Red Bull Arena: 'We expect to get through the group, no matter who is in our group. That is the tradition and as a group of players, we fully expect to get through. We look forward to the game. All we can do is look after the performance.


'You play better teams with better players, that is just a fact. It is a challenge, one we want to be involved in, but we haven't even thought about the Europa League.'



Maguire added: 'First and foremost, I joined this club to play in the biggest games possible,' the world's most expensive defender said.


'Your big players step up in the most pressured games, so for sure I think that's a statement which shows over the years, that the big players step up in the big games.


'It's a bit similar to the game at Leicester last year where we had to get a result to reach the Champions League and we managed to do that, so we'll take confidence from that.


'But we feel ready, we feel prepared and we're looking forward to it.'


United are guaranteed top spot in Group H if they avoid defeat tonight and PSG do not beat Istanbul Basaksehir.




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