Manchester United Captain Harry Maguire Is On The Verge Of Being Suspended.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was booked 87 seconds after approaching in opposition to Arsenal, and Erik ten Hag has indicated that he won’t change his again 4 anytime quickly. For the previous 4 games, Rafael Varane and Lisandro Martinez have been United’s first-choice center-back pairing, with Maguire compelled to take a seat on the bench.
The England worldwide didn’t play within the victories over Liverpool, Southampton, or Leicester, however was launched within the 79th minute to counter Arsenal’s modifications at Old Trafford on Sunday. A minute later, nevertheless, Maguire discovered himself one-on-one with Gabriel Jesus, bringing the Brazilian down after permitting him to chop inside.
That put the 29-year-old in a precarious place as Arsenal tried to get again within the recreation, which they have been trailing 3-1. United held out for the three factors and Ten Hag admitted after the match that he has no considerations in any respect together with his beginning again 4, suggesting it could possibly be some time earlier than Maguire makes a return to the beginning XI.
“Not worried, I know our defense can deal with that but they have a lot of creativity,” Ten Hag stated. “We could’ve done things better but we are not as long together as Arsenal. When we get that in we will have better control of the game, that’s hard work, there’s a lot of room for improvement.”
He continued: “I believed the primary ten minutes have been one of the best of the season to date. But it wasn’t nearly as good after the goal was canceled. But we had a superb team immediately, a superb team spirit, they fought, they recovered, Arsenal created possibilities, however we scored nice goals, and we have been wonderful on the break.
“We had a superb plan, however we didn’t get all of it on the sector, and we couldn’t management it after we wanted to. We had a setback, however we fought again, which is encouraging. This mindset appeals to me. Arsenal performed effectively, however we defended effectively; I by no means thought they’d break us. They have been very lively and inventive, however we defended as a team with all 11 players.