Harry Maguire

By Loura

Harry Maguire, the famed English defender, has declared that he would step down as Manchester United captain. This decision was made after negotiations with manager Erik ten Hag, who stated his desire to remove Maguire from the captaincy due to his minimal appearances last season.

Maguire’s Farewell Message to Manchester United Fans

Harry Maguire expressed his opinion on the subject on Twitter: “Following today’s discussions with the manager, he informed me that he is changing the captain.” He explained his reasoning to me, and although I’m personally upset, I’ll continue to give it my best every time I put on the jersey.”

Maguire thanked Manchester United supporters for their constant support throughout his captaincy: “So I wanted to say a massive thank you to the Manchester United fans for all their brilliant support while I’ve been wearing the armband.”

It’s been a wonderful honor to manage Manchester United from the day I took over three and a half years ago, and one of the proudest moments of my career to date.”

A Privilege to Lead Manchester United

Harry Maguire said that being captain of Manchester United is one of the most prestigious titles in professional sport.

He emphasized his commitment to the team’s success both on and off the field, saying, “I’ve done everything I possibly could to help United be successful—on and off the field.”

“I will always be grateful to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for first giving me the responsibility, and I wish whoever now takes it every success,” the defender said of the previous boss who entrusted him with the captain’s armband. They will have my complete backing.”

Bruno Fernandes as the Probable New Captain

During Harry Maguire absence from the team last season, Bruno Fernandes regularly served as captain. The brilliant Portuguese midfielder is poised to be named Manchester United’s permanent captain.

Following conversations with the players, the club issued a statement stating that the new captain will be named in due time.

Maguire’s Contributions and Potential Future

Harry Maguire has made almost 170 appearances for Manchester United since joining from Leicester City for £80 million in 2019.

Despite receiving considerable backlash on social media for high-profile gaffes, he has remained a regular starter for Gareth Southgate’s England national team.

With the arrival of Lisandro Martinez from Argentina last season, Maguire faced even more competition for his starting spot.

As a consequence, reports have circulated that Maguire may join Premier League rivals West Ham United. However, no formal announcement has been issued on his departure from Manchester United.

Following negotiations with manager Erik ten Hag, Harry Maguire’s term as Manchester United captain has come to an end.

Despite his disappointment, Harry Maguire expressed thanks for the opportunity to represent the team and pledged his support to the next captain. Bruno Fernandes’ appointment as permanent captain is expected, while Maguire’s future in football remains unknown. More information.