England Head Coach and Manager Gareth Southgate backs Harry Maguire to come good in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022, despite his poor form in the English Premier League.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire’s poor form for the club form continues this season, after his two disastrous performances in the defeats to Brighton and Brentford.
Erik ten Hag then dropped the club Captain for the next four Premier League matches that the club has played since then.
Manchester United won all the 4 matches without their captain Harry Maguire.
Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane’s strong partnership in the defence has seen better ball holding and defending for United. And this could result in chances getting very limited for the England International defender Harry Maguire.
Despite his struggles for United, Three Lions Manager Gareth Southgate has full faith in his man. He stated that he fully trusts his centre back and he will play in tonight’s clash against Italy.
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Gareth South Gate Comments on Harry Maguire Importance
“Whatever reputation I have I’m putting it on there,” “I think, look, you always have to back your judgement and we feel he is an important player. “Clearly, it’s not an ideal situation [not playing at United] “.Gareth Southgate on Harry Maguire being dropped from the lineup
“You want your best players playing regularly so that they’re physically in a good place and mentally in a good place. But he is an important player for us. He further said I think it’s important to back our best players.”
“I haven’t felt the need to speak to him any differently to the rest of the players. I try and pick up individually with them all, that’s been a bit more complicated this time because we’ve got 28 so I’m getting there!
“Look, he understands that he’s at a big club, big transfer fee and captain of the club so I think that’s why the spotlight has been on him more. But he is got to and looks to be in focus on training well every day and getting himself back in the team.”
“Harry Maguire is our most dominant aerial centre-back. Him and John [Stones] are incredible with the ball really
The amount of pressure they have taken for the team in tournaments we have played is because we don’t always have that midfield pivot player who can advance the game. It means there is a huge amount more pressure on our centre backs, said Gareth Southgate.
FIFA World Cup 2022 might be the last chance for Three Lions Manager Gareth Southgate to win any major international trophy since FIFA World Cup 2018.
In Euros England suffered a defeat in the penalty shootout against Italy. And England fans had to stop singing their song – “ It’s coming home , tell the world it’s coming home” It will be interesting to see what side he chooses this time to bring the trophy home.