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“My perseverance has paid off,” Resurgent Maguire declares.

Harry Maguire, who forced his way back into Erik ten Hag’s squad, says he feels vindicated for having decided to stay and battle for his spot at Manchester United.

After losing his starting spot and captaincy the previous season, the 30-year-old England defender’s future looked to be elsewhere from Old Trafford, but he ultimately decided to stay.

Maguire, who has started the team’s last eight games in all competitions, maintained his confidence that he will regain his spot.

When asked whether he felt personally vindicated for sticking with United, he replied, “Of course.”

“I felt like I played quite well in the games I played in last year—I started 16 or 17 of them. Just not as many as I would have liked to play.

However, Licha (Lisandro Martinez) and Rapha (Varane) were performing outstandingly and had a string of clean sheets. I had to be patient and bide my time.

“Last season, I had two or three chances to get a run of games, but I missed them both due to illness and injury, so I never developed a rhythm or a run of games that would have allowed me to show the manager how good I was.

“I’ve got that now, and I’m having a great time playing football and enjoying for my club “.

Maguire has dismissed frequent taunts from supporters during United and England games as “banter,” claiming that his accomplishments have preserved his confidence.

The center defender stated, “The most important thing is to work hard in training and make sure you’re ready.”

“I wasn’t playing games, so there was a lot of talk about me, but that’s just the way things are,” he continued.

“I felt my form was there, I played well for my country, and I went to the World Cup and played well.”

Sixth position United has now won four of its last five Premier League games, but the team is still having difficulty scoring goals—only 13 in 12 league games.

Ineffective While Rasmus Hojlund, Alejandro Garnacho, Antony Martial, and Anthony Martial have yet to establish their Premier League accounts, Marcus Rashford has only scored once.

Victor Lindelof, the lone goal scorer in Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Luton, acknowledged that the team’s offense needed to be more focused.

He told MUTV, “At this point, the three points and the outcome are the most important things.”

“However, we need to keep moving forward, working hard, and developing in order to hopefully score goals, end the game, and avoid making things difficult for ourselves after that. But it happens gradually.

“We are aware that we haven’t been performing at our best. All we need to do is keep up the good work.



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