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Harry Maguire Praised For His Part in Manchester United Backing Out Of Super League

Ryan Sidle

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Harry Maguire Praised For His Part in Manchester United Backing Out Of Super League

Manchester United fans are praising Harry Maguire for his part in getting the club to back out of the European Super League and for his work as the club captain.

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It's been a tough few years for Maguire ever since he moved to Old Trafford from Leicester City in August 2019 for £80 million, and became the world's most expensive ever defender.

That title has weighed heavy on him at times and every mistake he's made, and there have been a few, has been scrutinised more than it would be without the huge price tag.

Earlier this season his status as United's captain was being questioned on a regular basis and as recently as February one former player claimed the 28-year-old 'isn't a leader.'

He was praised for being vocal in the teams win over Manchester City in March and now it seems the tide is turning for him.

On Tuesday it was reported that Maguire confronted Ed Woodward over the players displeasure at the plans for the Super League and how the manager was thrown under the bus to face the media with no knowledge of the plans.

Further reports claimed that the former Hull City defender threatened the club executive that the players would take 'unprecedented action' if the club didn't withdraw from the competition and now fans are lavishing him with praise for all his work on and off the pitch.

It was quite clear from early on that players of all clubs, and managers, were against the Super League, even the ones that would have been in it.

Bruno Fernandes was the first player from one of the Premier League's 'big six' to confront the competition on social media on Monday.

James Milner got the chance to speak up following Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Leeds United on Monday evening and said he hoped it wouldn't go ahead.

On Tuesday night the whole thing came crumbling down as every single one of the six English clubs backed out.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Harry Maguire, European Super League, ed woodward, Football, Manchester United, Premier League

Ryan Sidle
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