Speaking following his mega £71m move from Athletic Bilbao, the Spaniard said: "I always like to have the best players in my team".
He is sad that I am leaving because we are very close there but he told me that London is an awesome city, ' Kovacic told theEvening Standard.
But the Foxes aren't keen to sell Maguire, especially on the cheap, so United may have to look elsewhere if they want a new face in their defence in time for Friday's Premier League opener, ironically against Leicester at Old Trafford.
At that point, it seemed highly unlikely that such a transfer would happen - especially so soon after Real Madrid has allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to depart for Juventus. "I'm just going to be myself & try to give my best".
I saw it in 2011 in a report of the local TV TVL, who interviewed him while he was packing to go to Madrid.
Do you think a "Kovacic loan to Chelsea" would be a good bit of business for all parties?
After winning four Champions League titles in the last five years at the Bernabeu, Modric is thought to be interested in starting a new chapter in his career at the San Siro.
"I think his style is not too different from the style used in the Spanish national team".