Erik ten Hag has confirmed that Harry Maguire will stay as Manchester United captain.
Maguire’s standing as captain got here beneath query final season following numerous poor performances, with the centre-back having struggled for kind throughout a disappointing marketing campaign for the Pink Devils.
The 29-year-old might face elevated competitors for a spot at centre-back ought to United safe a deal for Lisandro Martinez this summer season, although his position as captain is not going to change regardless of the arrival of a brand new supervisor at Previous Trafford.
Talking forward of United’s first pre-season pleasant towards Liverpool in Bangkok tomorrow, Ten Hag confirmed that Maguire will retain the armband for his first season in cost.
“Harry Maguire is the captain”, Ten Hag mentioned, as per manutd.com
“After all, I’ve to get to know all of the gamers and it takes time, however he’s a longtime captain for just a few years and he has achieved a variety of success, so I don’t doubt about this concern.”
Ten Hag additionally spoke on potential incomings this summer season, with the seize of Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia the only new arrival in the course of the window up to now.
“At my first press convention, I mentioned already that undoubtedly we’re trying to find gamers within the midfield and I feel that we’ve a necessity,” Ten Hag mentioned.
“But additionally, in offence, we’re nonetheless searching for gamers. We wish to have the suitable gamers. We’ve a extremely good squad. We’re working to develop our approach of enjoying. If the chance is there [to sign players], then we are going to strike.”
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