Every Manchester United supporter knows Harry Maguire is struggling this season, as his poor defending ability has been why Manchester United has conceded a lot of goals lately. This string of poor performances, except the Tottenham Hotspur game, has caused fans to call into question his place as a starting member of the United team and some have even stated that they don't believe he should be United captain anymore.
Despite the Manchester United defender having bad games back to back, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer does not see a reason to leave him on the bench even with many Manchester United fans' constant protests about the player, and in this article, I will be sharing solid reasons why it is difficult for Ole to bench Maguire.
1. Club Captain:-
It is always a tough decision for coaches to drop a leader in the team. Maguire being the club's captain is one of the reasons why he can't be left on the bench. if it wasn't for the fact that he was captain, you would have expected Maguire to be dropped to the bench by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer already.
2. England Player:-
Apart from being Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire is said to have a big personality in the England national team. Ole Gunnar benching him can jeopardize his international status, and Maguire will easily miss out on an England call-up.
3. Transfer Fee and The Manager;-
The last reason why he can't be benched is because of the manager. Ole Gunnar was the one that brought Maguire to the club and also it was a huge transfer fee that was spent to bring the defender to the team. Ole Gunnar specifically to the board that he wanted Harry Maguire and the board paid every penny to land the player the manager wanted. It is Ole Gunnar's responsibility if Maguire is not performing as he expected to.
Do you think harry Maguire still deserves to be starting the game at the club? Drop your opinion in the comments section below and also do well to like, share and follow for more football updates.
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More