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Harry Maguire reveals his 3 favorite moments as a Man Utd participant


Manchester United’s disappointing draw at Brentford on Saturday marked an essential day for defender Harry Maguire as he recorded his two hundredth look for the membership.

Arriving for £80m in 2019, 31-year-old defender Maguire has branded his place at United as a “enormous honour” as he appears to be like again on his double century of video games.

Maguire is now one in every of eight gamers within the present squad who’ve 200 United appearances, becoming a member of teammates resembling Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes to achieve that milestone. But from all of these video games, the one he courses as his “greatest spotlight” continues to be his debut again in August 2019 – a 4-0 win over Chelsea at Outdated Trafford with a clear sheet and Man of the Match efficiency.

“[I] signed not many days earlier than the primary recreation of the season, [and] clearly acquired put straight into the staff,” he instructed membership media.

“It was an amazing event, taking part in at Outdated Trafford in entrance of the followers. It was a sunny day towards Chelsea and to get the 4-0 victory on my debut is one thing I am going to always remember. It was a second with all my family and friends within the stand and a very proud day for myself.

“The stress of the opening day of the season is at all times the one, as gamers, you’re feeling probably the most nervous in a season. You’ve got had that interval of low season and to go on the market [on] my debut, [at] Outdated Trafford [in that] ambiance was unbelievable.”

Harry Maguire

Maguire appears to be like again fondly on his Man Utd debut / Julian Finney/GettyImages

However there are a few different huge standout moments for Maguire too.

“Enjoying within the Manchester derby, the one at Outdated Trafford earlier than Covid was an unbelievable ambiance,” he stated. “It is in all probability top-of-the-line I’ve performed in, the place Scott [McTominay] scores within the final minute. Clearly, lifting the Carabao Cup as nicely was an enormous second for me.

“This membership calls for profitable trophies. We acquired crushed in a Europa League ultimate beneath Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] in a penalty shootout, which was robust to take. However to [win a trophy] in Erik [ten Hag]’s first season was actually spectacular. The lads did an amazing job and totally deserved a trophy.”

Manchester United return to motion on Thursday once they face Chelsea within the Premier League.