Manchester United: Harry Maguire booing is no longer going to happen at Used Trafford, says Ralf Rangnick

Maguire knows how I feel about him, he's my captain - RangnickRalf Rangnick is confident Manchester United's fans will not turn on skipper Harry Maguire at Old Trafford when they entertain his former club Leicester.Rangnick said he "didn't understand" why England fans booed Maguire's name when it was read out at Wembley before the friendly…

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Maguire knows how I feel about him, he's my captain - Rangnick

Ralf Rangnick is confident Manchester United's followers is no longer going to flip on skipper Harry Maguire at Used Trafford when they entertain his damaged-down club Leicester.

Rangnick stated he "didn't impress" why England followers booed Maguire's identify when it became be taught out at Wembley old to the pleasant snatch over Ivory Waft.

Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane led the defence of Maguire after the sport.

"He knows my keep of dwelling in direction of him," stated Rangnick. "He's been a extremely treasured participant for the crew."

United's German length in-between supervisor, speaking old to Saturday's match (kick-off 17: 30), added: "I didn't impress what came about at Wembley nonetheless it might per chance per chance per chance presumably no longer happen in our stadium with the Red Military."

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Maguire has been the topic of a barrage of social media criticism.

Brazilian midfielder Fred has bought connected remedy correct thru the final few months as United non-public struggled to compare lofty pre-season expectations, while Rangnick stated he has famed criticism for Scott McTominay as properly.

"I don't judge this is a inner most thing," Rangnick stated. "It's miles no longer the relaxation to abolish with Harry himself resulting from 1 or two other avid gamers non-public been criticised within the previous couple of months.

"Fred is a an vital participant for this crew, taking part in on a fashioned basis for us and Brazil. I watched his sport for them and he did properly.

"Perhaps it be mute got to abolish with the excessive expectations round this club and persons are inclined to confirm with damaged-down avid gamers and legends."

Maguire, though, has already suffered the wrath of some followers at Used Trafford this season. He became self-discipline to jeers when substituted unhurried on as United were knocked out of the Champions League on 15 March at dwelling to Atletico Madrid within the round of 16.

United might per chance be missing damaged-down striker Edinson Cavani for the sport after he suffered a calf damage in some unspecified time in the future of Uruguay's World Cup snatch over Chile.

The 35-300 and sixty five days-veteran has made appropriate 9 appearances - and commenced 5 video games - since the origin of November resulting from damage, scoring his completely aim in some unspecified time in the future of that length against Newcastle on 27 December.

"Edinson is injured any other time and can non-public to mute be out for the following couple of weeks," stated Rangnick.

'I don't are searching to rule the relaxation out' - Ten Hag

United non-public spoken to Ajax supervisor Erik ten Hag about turning into the eternal successor to Ole Gunnar Solskjear.

The Dutchman, 52, told Sport 1 in Germany: "My center of attention is at conceal completely on Ajax but in football you never know, I don't are searching to rule the relaxation out. I am at conceal employed right here at Ajax to originate."

Ten Hag has obtained two Eredivisie titles since taking on at Ajax in 2017 and took them to a Champions League semi-closing in 2019.

When asked about contact with United, he stated: "All individuals knows each and every other within the industry. There are continuously talks with representatives from other golf equipment, that's usual.

"Manchester United is a great club with good followers. Nonetheless I'm succesful of completely repeat myself. My plump center of attention is totally on Ajax. We're already planning for the fresh season."

Rangnick's contract as length in-between supervisor finishes at the terminate of the season, when he's anticipated to non-public interaction in one other role at the club.

'Van Gaal might per chance per chance presumably non-public known' - Rangnick

Aged United boss Louis van Gaal this week urged Ten Hag will non-public to mute rule out a cross to the Red Devils resulting from they're "a commercial club".

He stated his fellow Dutchman might per chance per chance presumably be higher told to hitch a "football club no longer a commercial club" if he leaves Ajax.

Nonetheless Rangnick spoke back on Friday: "The English Premier League, when any prosperous person or firm can engage a club, is a commercialised industry that's for obvious. I don't search records from the relaxation negative in that.

"Louis himself, as an skilled coach, signed a contract right here some 5 or six years ago and he might per chance per chance presumably non-public known that upfront if he had that notion.

"It be a great club and if it attracts the perfect conclusions on what's came about within the final couple of years, I mute search records from a extremely gleaming future for it."

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