Ralf Rangnick has defended under-fire captain Harry Maguire forward of Manchester United’s Premier League conflict with Southampton tomorrow.
Talking on the pre-match press convention forward of the sport, the interim supervisor responded to a query about Maguire’s latest poor kind.
‘I feel he had an impressive recreation towards West Ham, like all the remainder of our again line,’ Rangnick stated.
‘Towards Middlesbrough we didn’t give away that many possibilities to the opposite staff.
‘Towards Burnley, sure, we might have defended these transitional moments higher than we did.
‘However in the long run it was like a destructive chain response, like most targets that groups concede.
‘We had an excellent counter-attack ourselves, the primary go wasn’t the very best one, however even then it was a two-v-two or three-v-three scenario and we should always have gotten extra out of that.
‘After which our subsequent defence was not good, we shouldn’t have allowed this counter-attack to occur.
‘We weren’t marking the connecting gamers properly sufficient and excessive sufficient, and likewise on the finish we didn’t defend it properly sufficient.
‘When Weghorst acquired the ball we had been two versus one,it was Harry and Scotty towards him, and naturally we shouldn’t enable him to undergo that in that very second.
‘Harry was injured. He had a two, two and a half weeks’ harm after which got here again and had an excellent recreation towards West Ham.’
The boss concluded by hinting that Maguire will preserve his place within the aspect, saying ‘I’m fairly positive he can carry out on the similar sort of degree tomorrow towards Southampton.’