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(Video) Harry Maguire insists he doesn’t play badly in every game for Man Utd

Manchester United are set to take on Liverpool on Tuesday evening in a crucial fixture for Ralf Rangnick’s side, with United desperate to seal a place in next season’s Champions League.

United go into the game in poor form, despite their nervy 3-2 win over Norwich last weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored a hat-trick in that game, will not feature at Anfield due to personal reasons.

As expected, captain Harry Maguire was named in the side and the 29-year-old has fired back at claims he plays poorly for United, whilst acknowledging that he has stood for some bad performances this season.

Footage courtesy of Sky Sports/Football Daily

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“This season I’ve had some bad games but I wouldn’t be playing every game for Manchester United, in the starting eleven, if I’ve been playing bad every game or not playing well enough,” Maguire told Sky Sports, via Football Daily.

“There’s a reason why both managers (Rangnick and Solskjaer) have put me in the starting eleven for every game, for what I bring to the team, what I bring to the starting eleven.

“But I do also understand that I’m the captain of this club, I cost a lot of money and when things aren’t going well and we’re conceding too many goals, I’m going to get criticised.”

The former Leicester man will be eager to put on a good performance at Liverpool tonight, having impressed at Anfield in recent meetings between the two sides on Merseyside.

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