16 Sep Man Utd information: ‘We are going to get higher’ Maguire believes centre-back partnership with Lindelof will enhance
The defensive duo led Man United to their second clear sheet of the season within the win in opposition to Leicester at Previous Trafford
Harry Maguire has stated his relationship with centre-back companion Victor Lindelof will solely enhance as they play extra video games collectively.
The pair have began all 5 of Manchester United’s Premier League video games thus far, together with Saturday’s 1-Zero win over Leicester Metropolis, which moved the Purple Devils as much as fourth within the desk.
That was simply their second clear sheet of the marketing campaign however Maguire hopes that may enhance in the course of the marketing campaign as his partnership with Lindelof strengthens.
“It’s a must to realise partnerships are constructed on enjoying video games and we’ve got solely had 5 video games,” Maguire advised United’s official membership media after the match in opposition to his former membership.
“We are going to get higher. I’ll perceive him extra and he’ll perceive me extra.
“There in all probability shall be instances once we can do higher however we are going to proceed to work laborious on the coaching pitch and that’s actually necessary to construct relationships across the pitch – not simply me and Victor.
“It’s actually necessary, as a defence, to maintain a clear sheet. At Previous Trafford, we have to hold clear sheets to win video games, like within the first sport of the season [against Chelsea], if we hold a clear sheet, we win.
“We now have sufficient expertise in attacking areas to attain targets. So, as a again 4, as a team, we’re actually happy with that.”
Whereas Maguire was delighted to choose up three factors on Saturday, the England worldwide believes there may be nonetheless room for enchancment for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect.
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“I’m actually comfortable and never simply because it was in opposition to my outdated team and the strain of the sport and the individuals speaking in regards to the battles in the course of the sport. It was simply actually necessary that we acquired the three factors in the present day,” he stated.
“It wasn’t our greatest efficiency by a good distance. We have been sloppy on the ball at instances and we didn’t hold the ball of their half lengthy sufficient.
“However we are going to enhance and we are going to work laborious to enhance. It was necessary that we have been strong defensively. They’re a superb team, and so they transfer the ball round properly, however I feel we deserved the factors with regard to probabilities created.”