Leeds United pre-match press conference: Ralf Rangnick says Harry Maguire will remain captain – Man United News And Transfer News


Manchester United supervisor Ralf Rangnick says rumours of him stripping Harry Maguire of the membership captaincy and handing it to Cristiano Ronaldo are fully unfaithful.

Requested on the pre-match press convention forward of Sunday’s Premier League away recreation at Leeds whether or not there was any reality to the reviews, the boss mentioned: ‘that is completely nonsense.’

‘I’ve by no means spoken with any participant a couple of attainable change of captaincy and Harry is absolutely conscious of that and so is Cristiano and all the opposite gamers.

‘This has by no means been a problem, it’s me who decides who’s our captain, there isn’t a want to talk to anybody else.

‘Harry is our captain and can keep our captain till the tip of the season and there’s nothing else so as to add on to that.’

Earlier immediately Maguire himself took to social media to garbage the reviews. The supervisor was requested if he was annoyed by the fixed narrative on social media.

‘I don’t hearken to that noise that a lot. I can solely inform you of my private expertise within the final 12 weeks,’ he mentioned.

‘Sure, there have been gamers who had been sad till the closure of the window as a result of as I all the time mentioned, the squad was too huge and gamers knew they might not get to play that a lot.

‘And from what I can inform you the environment within the dressing room is best [now], positively higher than it was a few weeks in the past for the explanations we simply talked about.’

Rangnick additionally gave an damage replace, which included one other setback for a key participant and a return for an additional.

‘Because it appears, Edinson Cavani will nonetheless be out,’ he mentioned.

‘He’s nonetheless having some issues along with his groin and then again additionally some issues along with his abdomen, the identical is true with Tom Heaton.’

‘Other than that, everybody else appears to be out there.

‘Nemanja Matic took half in coaching immediately and seemed fairly nicely.

‘He could also be out there even for Sunday towards Leeds, and positively for the following two video games.’

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