Manchester United captain and centre-back Harry Maguire has insisted he wants more game time at the club.
Maguire was delighted to lift the Carabao Cup trophy alongside Bruno Fernandes after the 2-0 final win over Newcastle United at Wembley Stadium, only coming on for the last few minutes of the game – Lisandro Martinez and Rafael with. Verne is being preferred over the England international.
Speaking to ESPN, the defender lamented his lack of game time recently, but also admitted he believes there is ‘more competition for places’.
“I’m a footballer who wants to play games and I want to get guys out of the tunnel at the start of the game, but I also understand that it’s part of football and when you play at the top level and your There was great competition for places,” he said.
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“The guys who are playing and starting, Rafa [Varane] Playing really well and we’ve seen his ideas, the manager, what he wants, and he likes to play left-footed centre-back, so it’s more competition for places.
“I think he does [Ten Hag] I have been asked several times in interviews about my character and he tells me honestly, he believes in me, but this is football.
“This is Manchester United. We want to win trophies and big trophies and to do that you need competition for places.
“The manager talks to me every day and he really respects me and believes I’m a top centre-half with all the attributes to play in his team, but he also understands the players who are playing. — and I think the players who are playing — are playing very well.”