Man U name new captain


Manchester United have named Harry Maguire as their new permanent captain.

Head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed the news.

Speaking at a press conference ahead of today’s clash against Liverpool (18:30), Solskjaer appeared delighted.

“He’s been a leader in the group. I have been impressed with his leadership skills, so he will continue wearing the armband.

“He’s come in and everything about him tells me he is a leader, he is part of the group we’ve had that have been leading this young group.”

Maguire will take over the responsibility from Inter Milan bound Ashley Young.

The 34-year-old has already agreed to join the Serie A side in a £ 1,2 move.

Maguire will wear the armband for the first time as full time skipper against Liverpool.

By Robert Matakanye

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