Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has revealed he played Harry Maguire at right-back. Because the youngster’s left foot isn’t very good in defensive situations,
Maguire was handed a chance to start alongside Victor Lindelof following the arrival of main partner Lisandro. Martinez and Rafael Varane are injured.
The duo put in impressive performances and kept clean sheets as United beat Nottingham Forest 2-0. “Of course you’re missing Martinez
and Varane, so So Lindelof and Maguire played today, you had Maguire on the right and Lindelof on the left, which we used to see them standing on opposite sides of each other. Ten Hag said to UFABET
“It’s not with me. (where Maguire has to play on the left), not this season. Because the angle isn’t good for Harry. If he plays on the left side It’s difficult for him to defend wide areas with his left foot. But I think he’s more capable when playing on the right side.
Another concern is when Maguire decides to to rush out of the backline in order to win challenges, which isn’t always successful and harms their defensive structure. Those at Carrington are worried that may cost them in the future, especially if United are caught cold on the counter-attack against a pacey side.
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has revealed he played Harry Maguire at right-back. Because the youngster’s left foot isn’t very good in defensive situations. Defensive That’s why we love working like this with them.”