Harry Maguire has endured a difficult season so far at Manchester United and this has now carried on for England as well.
Not only has the 29-year-old had to deal with being dropped from The Red Devils' starting 11, but he also gave away a penalty in his country's draw with Germany in the Nations League on Monday.
Luke Shaw, who scored in the game, was full of praise for his teammate for club and country. He said the following to BBC Sport (Quotes via The United Journal):
[…] Luke Shaw Defends Manchester United & England Teammate Harry Maguire
Simon Jordan has defended Manchester United captain Harry Maguire, despite his two mistakes against Germany in the UEFA Nations League.
England drew 3-3 in a thrilling draw at Wembley on Monday night, their final match before the World Cup in Qatar.
Maguire was at fault for two goals, the first being a late challenge on Bayern Munich teenager Jamal Musiala in the penalty area resulting in a spot-kick, which was converted confidently by IIkay Gundogan.
The 29-year-old Manchester United […] Simon Jordan leaps to the defence of Manchester United and England star Harry Maguire …
Harry Maguire says he knows his Manchester United chance will come again – and that he doesn’t want to hear any criticism of his performances.
The England defender made headlines in the summer of 2019 when he became the world’s most expensive defender. And he took on more responsibility as the United captain soon after his move.
But, after facing questions over his performances from pundits and observers alike, he has lost his place.
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The beginning of Kalvin Phillips' at Manchester City has been a disappointing one, with only 13 minutes worth of football so far this season, discounting the friendly against FC Barcelona. Phillips has been plagued by injury since his move to the Etihad.
The 26-year-old signed from Leeds United during the summer for a reported £44million, with Man City in need of a replacement for the departing Fernandinho.
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