Gary Neville says Manchester United are ‘trying to get Harry Maguire out of the club’ after Erik ten Hag opted to make use of Victor Lindelof as an alternative of him towards Wolves at half-time

Gary Neville has claimed that Manchester United are ‘trying to get Harry Maguire out of the club’.

Much uncertainty stays over the centre-back’s future at Old Trafford after Man United accepted a £30 million provide from West Ham to signal him.

Mail Sport earlier this week that the 30-year-old was ready to decide on whether or not to go away the membership, but additionally reported at the moment that the transfer had stalled because the membership waited to signal a substitute for him earlier than he might might go away.

Maguire began on the bench for Man United of their first Premier League match towards Wolves at Old Trafford on Monday Night Football,

Erik ten Hag had chosen to start out Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane as his two centre-backs, however the defender was within the operating to play.

Martinez, in the meantime, was booked for a foul within the first half and it regarded like he might obtain a second yellow card, main him to a number of ‘brash’ challenges in the course of the first 45 minutes.

When requested if the reserving was the rationale Martinez was taken off the sphere, Neville informed Sky Sports: “One hundred per cent. Martinez looks a little brash in his performance tonight. I think he’s just one shot away from a booking.”

At half-time he was changed by Victor Lindelof instead of Maguire, who has performed most notably within the left centre-back place all through his United profession.

And mentioning the techniques, Neville, who was an knowledgeable on Monday Night Football, claimed the membership was attempting to determine a technique to get the previous captain out of the membership.

Neville stated: ‘They’re attempting to get Harry Maguire out of the membership and get their cash for him, there’s little doubt about that.’

Maguire, who might take a £70,000 pay minimize if he joins West Ham, has fallen behind Varane and Martinez and made simply 16 Premier League appearances for the membership final season, together with simply eight begins.

The defender joined the membership in 2019 on a world report £80 million switch for a defender and is on contract with the membership till 2025.

And earlier this week, his supervisor steered there may very well be a spot for him sooner or later if he can “prove himself”.

“He has the ability to become a top center central defender,” Ten Hag stated at a press convention.

“He’s the best for England, so why shouldn’t he be the best for us?

But he has to prove it. If he doesn’t have enough confidence to fight, then he has to go, then he has to make a decision. But I’m happy with him.’

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On Monday Night Football, Neville was also asked to review Ten Hag’s first season, noting how he took charge at the club when it came to certain issues with Cristiano Ronaldo and releasing the England defender from his captaincy duties.

“Excellent,” he stated, talking of Ten Hag’s first season in cost.

“From where they were the year before with Ralph Rangnick and the start of the season when they lost all those games against Brighton and Brentford I was really happy with how he did last season because what I think he did was take control settle.

“He established control with Cristiano Ronaldo, he established control with the captain and Harry Maguire, the way he dealt with empathy with Jadon Sancho. period – I think he did very well Erik Ten Hag.

“I think players in the dressing room know who the manager is.”