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Man Utd to “replace” Harry Maguire with Juventus Defender

Man Utd urged to “replace” Harry Maguire after Burnley disaster as £130m transfer mootedFormer Manchester United flop Kleberson has called on Ralf Rangnick to ditch Harry Maguire after the England star was exposed again in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Burnley.

Former Manchester United flop Kleberson has urged Ralf Rangnick to replace Harry Maguire with Matthijs de Ligt after the United captain was exposed again during Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Burnley.

United were dominant against the Premier League strugglers and went in at the break in the ascendancy after Paul Pogba fired home.But Rangnick’s men were unrecognisable after the break.

That paved the way for Jay Rodriguez to restore parity; clinching a vital point for the Clarets in the process.While few United players covered themselves in glory, it was another torrid night at the office for Maguire.

The England ace has been in rotten form since his heroics at Euro 2020 – and Kleberson believes United should ditch their club-record signing and instead move for de Ligt.

Manchester United need to make some signings at the centre back position to replace Harry Maguire,” Kleberson told Paddy Power.

He’s a great player and leader, but there are too many moments that he just doesn’t perform, particularly when he’s one-on-one, or up against pacey players.

He needs help defending.“They need someone faster, stronger in the air, that can anticipate what will happen and that will be able to stop counter attacks.

United were dominant against the Premier League strugglers and went in at the break in the ascendancy after Paul Pogba fired home.

But Rangnick’s men were unrecognisable after the break.

That paved the way for Jay Rodriguez to restore parity; clinching a vital point for the Clarets in the process.

While few United players covered themselves in glory, it was another torrid night at the office for Maguire.

The England ace has been in rotten form since his heroics at Euro 2020 – and Kleberson believes United should ditch their club-record signing and instead move for de Ligt.

Harry Maguire endured another tough night as Manchester United were held by BurnleyHarry Maguire endured another tough night as Manchester United were held by Burnley“Manchester United need to make some signings at the centre back position to replace Harry Maguire,” Kleberson told Paddy Power.”

He’s a great player and leader, but there are too many moments that he just doesn’t perform, particularly when he’s one-on-one, or up against pacey players.

He needs help defending.“They need someone faster, stronger in the air, that can anticipate what will happen and that will be able to stop counter attacks.

Peter Schmeichel slams Paul Pogba over Man Utd draw: “You can’t have players doing that”“I like Matthijs de Ligt, Manchester United tried to bring him in a few years ago, but it didn’t quite work out.

Manchester United need a player like him.”

They need to get someone in there to do a better job.”

Although Kleberson has previously insisted that United look “far more assured” with Victor Lindelof playing alongside Raphael Varane, the World Cup winner had still backed Maguire to come good after a spell out of the team.But unfortunately, Maguire’s form has continued to be erratic – and as a result, the £80million man’s spot in the team is seemingly now under real pressure.However, if United do have have designs on replacing Maguire with de Ligt, they’d have to almost double that sum to prise the Dutchman away from Juventus – with de Ligt reportedly having a £130m buyout clause in his contract.Maguire was singled out by former United defender Rio Ferdinand for his part in Burnley’s equalising goal as the Clarets fought back to snatch a point.

And Ferdinand suggested that Maguire’s struggles this season could be linked to a hangover from Euro 2020, where he was exemplary for England during this history-making run to the final.

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