Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire has been solid throughout this season. Making 48 appearances, scoring 2 and providing 2 assists in that process. The 28 year old has been ever-present all season alongside Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan Bissaka. All three made the most appearances for Manchester United 2020-2021.

Harry Maguire has shown his importance to Manchester United fans this 2020-2021 with his leadership qualities, tenacity, physicality, and composure. His contributions are what a side like United has been lacking for a while now.

Harry Maguire has been compared to Virgil van Dijk numerous times ever since completing his dream move from Leicester to Manchester United 2019-2020 season. Despite Manchester United forking out £80 million which is believed to be a world-record fee for a defender.

The England International faced a lot of criticism during his first season. MUFC fans were furious after the 6-1 thrashing by Jose Mourinho Tottenham side. The Manchester United skipper has shown a strong mentality when he is under pressure.


Harry Maguire has been the most composed defender presently at United. His composure and leadership attributes make him more important than Victor Lindelof, Eric Baily, and Axel Tuanzebe. His fitness level is far better than theirs and physically he is way ahead.


The 28 years old England international is gradually winning back the love and trust of the fans because the team looks shaky without the skipper at the back. Manchester United barely concede if Harry Maguire is present on the field of play.

The importance of Harry Maguire has made England coach Gareth Southgate select him among the full England squad to feature for the Euros 2021. No doubt he is going to be vital for England going forward and beyond.

Author: Aruna Mann

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