Southgate explains Harry Maguire pick despite poor form opposition.

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England manager Gareth Southgate has clarified the selection of Manchester United defender Harry Maguire in his squad for the 2022 World Cup. Despite poor performances at the club.

Southgate announced their 26-man squad for the 2022 World Cup finals on Thursday. With Harry Maguire among the players questioned.

The 29-year-old defender has had disappointing performances for Manchester United this season, frequently dropping off the bench. And just returned to take over the real few games after Raphael Varane was injured UFABET

Southgate said of Maguire’s placement in the squad: “We don’t think young players are doing well enough to squeeze experienced players out of the team.

“Of course, I’m sure Harry Maguire is one of our best centre-backs.”

“We want to make sure we have a balanced squad. I think the age of the squad is more important than ever in this era.

However, the 29-year-old center back does not care about the criticism around him. Because he believes that he deserves to be include in the national team. Ready to raise the work that led the team to the Euro 2020 final and was named in the best team of the tournament Responding to keyboard trolls

“I feel good, I’m ready to play, I’m fit, and my performance. And I don’t know what to say. I haven’t actually read it.” Maguire told talkSPORT.

“I had a great game against England in the summer. I had a good pre-season. And I felt really good, Erik ten Hag decide to drop me one game and the team keep winning.