Ralf Rangnick admits Harry Maguire ‘has to get better’ after recent performances – Man United News And Transfer News


Manchester United supervisor Ralf Rangnick has addressed criticisms of Harry Maguire, admitting he has had ‘some weaker moments’.

Talking on the pre-match press convention forward of tonight’s Premier League conflict towards Burnley, the boss mentioned:

‘I feel after he got here again after his damage he did extraordinarily properly he had an excellent efficiency towards West Ham.

‘Within the final two video games, yeah he had some weaker moments each towards Southampton and once we conceded the purpose towards Burnley.

‘He’s our captain and I don’t see any motive to vary that. He’s additionally a participant who has to develop and get higher like all the opposite gamers.

‘The best way we taking part in now’s new to him, additionally as a result of within the nationwide crew he’s used to taking part in in a again three and right here at Manchester United generally in a again 4, however nonetheless not being as proactive, not with that sort of relaxation defence, all the time being on the entrance foot once we are attempting to defend.

‘That is one thing new to him and it’ll take for him to regulate to that, to get used to that.’

It’s the second time in successive press conferences that the supervisor has needed to deal with points round Maguire’s performances.

With Victor Lindelof champing on the bit and Eric Bailly again in coaching after coming back from the Africa Cup of Nations with an ankle damage, Rangnick does have choices if he decides to relaxation Maguire for tonight’s sport.

While giving Maguire time to adapt to the brand new system could be supreme, now’s arguably not the time.

Extra slip-ups might see United’s prime 4 possibilities regress even additional.

One of many points, raised by Southampton supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl after Saturday’s sport, is the benefit during which groups can counter-attack excessive of United’s again line, which is partly associated to Maguire’s lack of tempo, as we mentioned in an article on Sunday.

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