Harry Maguire News
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag, like England boss Gareth Southgate, retains faith in Harry Maguire and is certain he will improve.
England travel to Italy and host Germany in the Nations League later this month, aiming to make amends for a dreadful start to the competition.
In Maguire's absence, Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly and Alex Telles all got time in central defence instead against Liverpool in the pre-season fixture.
Manchester United and England defender Harry Maguire says he can accept criticism of his performances but a bomb threat he received earlier this year crossed the line.
There has been increasingly volatile language aimed at Maguire over United’s performances in recent weeks, with the team losing 4-0 at Liverpool in the Premier League on Tuesday.
‘Absolute joke’: England boss Southgate blasts Wembley boos for Harry Maguire during Ivory coast friendly
Some sections of the crowd booed the Manchester United defender as he made his first international appearance of the year, days after a similar reaction when his name was read out as a substitute for the game against Switzerland.
Premier League: Manchester United survive Leeds storm to tighten grip on top four; Wolves edge Leicester
Manchester United survived blowing another half-time lead to open up a four-point advantage in the race for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a thrilling 4-2 win at relegation-threatened Leeds.
Maguire will remain Manchester United captain for the rest of the season, interim manager Ralf Rangnick confirmed on Friday amid reports of a power struggle with Cristiano Ronaldo.
Maguire has been well below his best this season and it has been reported that the United skipper feels undermined by Ronaldo's influence, with his continued role as captain questioned.
Harry Maguire admits Manchester United deserve criticism for their sub-standard performances this season but has played down rumours of disharmony in the dressing room.
Maguire said a 16-day break had done Manchester United no favours after they salvaged a 1-1 draw at Premier League strugglers Newcastle, leaving them seven points off the top four.
Carrick was coy on the possibility of replicating that turn of events, with his focus on securing a place in the Champions League last-16 with victory against Villarreal in Spain on Tuesday.
The French defender suffered the injury during his country's 2-1 win over Spain on Sunday in the Nations League final.
Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu equalised midway through the second half and substitute Jordan Siebatcheu got the winner, right at the end of five added minutes.
Viktor Claesson's second-half strike, after excellent work from Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski, put Sweden two points clear of Spain at the top of Group B with a game in hand.
Ronaldo won the Golden Boot with five goals, the same as Patrick Schick of the Czech Republic who was also overlooked by UEFA’s expert panel of 16 coaches and former players.
The English Football Association has been separately charged with multiple offenses by fans before and during their team's loss to Italy in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw.
Euro 2020: From Kane vs Chiellini to Maguire vs Immobile, five key battles which could decide the final
The Euro 2020 final between Italy and England on Sunday at Wembley is widely expected to be a close match decided by fine margins.
Maguire was a youngster when Sven-Goran Eriksson's teams featuring David Beckham were seen as underachieving by only reaching quarterfinals at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, and Euro 2004.
Gareth Southgate's men lost their semi-final in Russia 2-1 after extra time to Croatia and Maguire believes they will learn from their mistakes in that game.