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Erik ten Hag names Tom Heaton as Manchester United captain for friendly as Harry Maguire starts

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Aug 6, 2023
Erik ten Hag names Tom Heaton as Manchester United captain for friendly as Harry Maguire starts


Harry Maguire has been named in the starting XI against Athletic Bilbao but he has not been given the captain’s armband.

Manchester United are facing the Spanish side in their final friendly before the season starts.

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Maguire has been stripped of the captaincy and has not even been given it in a friendlyCredit: Getty

And Erik ten Hag has used to it play several fringe players, of which Maguire now belongs.

Having already been stripped of the captaincy earlier this summer, the England international was also denied the armband despite new skipper Bruno Fernandes not playing.

Instead, Tom Heaton has been named captain this Sunday in Dublin at the age of 37 in yet another clear snub from Ten Hag to Maguire.

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