Wolves have admitted that they are unlikely to sign Sheffield United defender Harry Maguire, who looks set to move to much bigger clubs. The 21-year-old defender is one of the highly rated youngsters in English football right now. He came through the ranks at Sheffield United and has been linked with a move to the Premier league. After getting recently promoted back to the Championship, Wolves will straightaway be looking to challenge for a return to the Premier League. However, they may have to do so without the presence of Harry Maguire.
Manager Kenny Jackett accept that the player, like everybody else, wants to play at the top level. Since there are several opportunities for him to make this dream come true, it looks highly unlikely that he will join Wolves. This is despite Wolves achieving promotion to the Championship with records point tally. Their squad is so strong that they could be considered as potential challengers for a play-off place in the upcoming Championship season. Since making his debut in 2011, Maguire has gone on to make more than 120 appearances for Sheffield United in all competitions. He has also made one appearance for the England under 21 team.
Moving to a much bigger club than Sheffield United is expected to boost his international career.
"On the face of it, European football is a dream for all of us. One thing it does seem is that he's very much sought after and there's a lot of speculation surrounding him and it does seem as if he's going to move imminently. We’ll see – we’re always pursuing good players, it’s a case of if they come into our financial scope. The fact we’re in the Championship now can be a good and a bad thing sometimes depending on the stage of a particular person’s career,” said Jackett.