Harry Maguire on social media reactions and why the deal with West Ham failed

‘I would not say I am a person who struggles with pressure mentally'

by Sead Dedovic
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Harry Maguire on social media reactions and why the deal with West Ham failed
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After scoring an own goal in the match against Scotland, Harry Maguire became the main topic on social media. In an interview with the media, the English defender primarily emphasized that he was happy about the victory. This will be a huge motivation for the English in the future.

On the other hand, Harry Maguire is not particularly worried about the reactions of others and the call outs. He is aware that this job carries pressure and responsibility. ‘Well, it pretty much takes the pressure away from my team-mates and puts it all on myself!

It makes them play better, for sure,’ Maguire said, as quoted by METRO! ‘I would not say I am a person who struggles with pressure mentally. I have been through a lot in the last couple of years and I have been Manchester United captain for nearly four years.

You take a huge lot of responsibility and everything that comes with it – and that is a lot of bad as well as good.' Maguire emphasized that he is used to this kind of thing. He is happy that he had the opportunity to play such an important match and help his team.

‘But it was a huge honour (to play for England against Scotland). It was a hostile environment – when you hear the national anthem and the way they disrespect that – and they piled pressure on myself. I would not say I am used to it, but I can deal with it.’

West Ham deal

Harry also revealed why an agreement with West Ham was not reached.

Although it seemed that things were finished, and that Magurie would leave Manchester United, the English defender decided to fight for a place in the team. ‘How can I put this? We just didn’t come to an agreement and they were happy for me to stay and I was happy to fight for my place. I want to do that and every time I train or play I will give everything.'

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