Nick Powell explains his loan move from Manchester United to Leicester City

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Manchester United-owned youngster Nick Powell says that he is determined to keep Leicester City in the Premier League.

Nick Powell was one of eight players to be loaned out by Manchester United in the summer transfer window, but the youngster has no regrets.

The 20-year-old midfielder joined Leicester City on a season-long loan deal from the Red Devils on transfer deadline day.

Powell moved to United from Crew Alexandra in the summer of 2012 for a reported transfer fee of £6 million, but has found first-team chances hard to come by at the Manchester outfit.

The youngster was sent out on loan to Wigan Athletic last season and will spend the 2014-15 campaign away from Old Trafford as well.

However, the England Under-21 international has no regrets about the move and explains why he decided to join Leicester.

‘I could go to the Championship and play week in, week out, but the Premier League is the next step and I feel like Leicester gave me that opportunity’, he told City’s official website.

‘It’s a good squad – it’s powerful and has pace and is well structured and organised. I’m hoping that I’ll do well in the Premier League – the aim is to stay up’.

Leicester are one of three newly-promoted sides in the Premier League this season and are many football followers’ favourites to suffer relegation back to the Championship.

However, Nigel Pearson’s team have made a decent start to the season and are currently 15th in the league table with two points from three matches.

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