Harry Maguire fears for game time at Manchester United

It is believed Harry Maguire is growing increasingly fearful he may have to leave Manchester United in the summer due to the significant drop in game time he has had under Erik ten Hag.

The England defender would like to stay and fight and fight for his place in the team, however, there comes a realisation with dropping down the pecking order that only international footballers understand.

According to the Daily Mail, Maguire is concerned that a lack of game-time next year could hinder his chances of starting for Gareth Southgate’s side at the European Championships.

Maguire kept his spot in the England side for the Qatar World Cup, but he will be an older player when the Euros start. A lot could happen between now and then to change Gareth Southgate’s preference at centre-back.

The Mail’s report adds that Maguire attracted interest from West Ham, Inter Milan and Roma during the January transfer window and he will have more offers at the end of the season.

A transfer would mean that Maguire would have to accept a cut in his £190,000-a-week wages.

Maguire’s last start game in the 3-0 defeat away at Sevilla in the Europa League.

Adding to the suggestion that Maguire could stay at United, the club is not understood to be desperate to sell the defender, but we are sure Erik ten Hag has yet to make his final decisions on outgoings and incomings.

It certainly feels like Maguire’s time at United is coming to an end. I think a transfer would satisfy all parties if he is willing to take a pay cut next season.

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