For the reason that finish of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign, the place of Harry Maguire has all the time been a matter of controversy. The English participant consistently made errors that led to the house crew’s objectives. In a 1-1 draw with Newcastle not way back, this central defender additionally contributed part of the fault within the residence crew conceding a purpose.
Not way back, the media in England mentioned that coach Ralf Rangnick would select the brand new captain of the Crimson Devils. At present, David de Gea, Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo are the highest candidates for the captain’s armband.
When requested concerning the matter, Rio Ferdinand mentioned his alternative is David de Gea.
“I believe it is too early for Maguire to put on the captain’s armband of MU. It’s a nice accountability, with a heavy burden in your shoulders and you need to work laborious to not betray the belief of the teaching employees, teammates and followers. For me, a captain must have a very long time at a membership, when he has expertise, understanding the crew and successful the belief of individuals.
For Maguire, he needs to be on the pitch, specializing in being a mainstay relatively than a captain. If Ralf Rangnick desires a change, I believe de Gea deserves it probably the most. He is been right here for 9 years and now is aware of what to do to steer the crew to victory. He is in good type and builds confidence. David additionally performs recurrently, I believe nobody deserves it greater than him at this second.” Ferdinand shared.
At present, David de Gea is the goalkeeper with 62 saves, second within the Premier League, simply behind Illan Meslier of Leeds Utd. Nonetheless, the Spaniard stored solely 4 clear sheets. That is an inevitable consequence of Man Utd’s lax protection.