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Harry Maguire hails appointment of Brendan Rodgers as Leicester boss

Harry Maguire says Leicester's players are excited to get started with Brendan Rodgers and believe his appointment is a statement of intent by the club.

Rodgers was in the King Power stands last night to witness his new side beat Brighton 2-1 - Leicester's first win since January 1 - and will begin work in earnest today.

'It's an exciting time for the club, I'm excited to get started,' said Maguire. 'We all know his profile and what he's done. We're all looking forward to working with him.

Leicester defender Harry Maguire has hailed the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as boss

'Celtic are a massive club so it shows how big Leicester are getting and our ambitions.