Harry Maguire introduced Sunday he’s now not captain of Manchester United following talks with supervisor Erik ten Hag.
Reports earlier this month urged Ten Hag was set to take away the England worldwide from the position following Maguire’s restricted appearances underneath the Dutch boss final season.
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The central defender made simply eight Premier League begins, sparking hypothesis over his future with the English giants.
But what’s now sure is he’ll now not be the skipper at Old Trafford, with Maguire writing on Twitter: “After discussions with the supervisor as we speak he has knowledgeable me he’s altering captain.
“He outlined his causes to me and while I’m personally extraordinarily upset, I’ll proceed to present my all each time I put on the shirt.”
The 30-year-old added: “So I needed to say an enormous thanks to the Manchester United followers for all their good assist while I’ve been sporting the armband.
“Since the day I took on the position, three-and-a-half years in the past, it’s been an enormous privilege to steer Manchester United and one of many proudest moments of my profession thus far.
Maguire is now not Manchester United captain. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
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“It’s one of many biggest honours in membership soccer. I’ve performed every thing I probably might to assist United achieve success — on and off the sector.
“I’ll at all times be grateful to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for first giving me the duty and I want whoever now takes it on each success and they’re going to have my full assist.” Bruno Fernandes was most ceaselessly named captain in Maguire’s absence final season and the Portugal midfielder is the favorite to be given the position on a full-time foundation.
Maguire has remodeled 170 appearances for United since being signed from Leicester for £80 million ($105 million, 93 million euros) in 2019.
But the previous two seasons have seen Maguire grow to be the butt of social media jokes following some high-profile errors on United obligation, though he has remained an England common underneath supervisor Gareth Southgate.
With the arrival of Argentina’s Lisandro Martinez having additionally restricted his first-team alternatives at Old Trafford final season, Maguire has been linked just lately with a transfer to Premier League rivals West Ham.