HARRY MAGUIRE has a duty to ensure Manchester United’s breakout stars reach their potential at the club.
Anthony Elanga is the latest to emerge from the club’s academy into the first team.
And the club captain Maguire says it’s important for more experienced players like him now to guide them along the way.
“Obviously, I’m the captain of the club and when the players come out I feel a great responsibility to help them and talk to them because I know what it feels like to be a boy like that,” said Maguire. how. I was there a few years ago.
“There are stresses and strains of playing for a club like Manchester United, on and off the pitch, and it’s really important for us to guide these players and give them the best chance to succeed. Go out and play well.
“We give them those words of encouragement and we also put a lot of demands on them, especially in training.
“We hope they will work hard and not get stuck, not afraid of anyone or anything, and play without fear.
“So it’s really important that they keep working and pushing and we have a lot of senior players at the club to help and guide them and help them improve the squad, That’s our ultimate goal.”
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Attacker Elanga led last season’s first two teams to score on the final day of the Premier League season in a 2-1 win over Wolves.
He has strengthened again this season at the start of his last three Premier League games and is keeping Marcus Rashford in the starting XI.
Elanga also scored an impressive second-half opening goal at Brentford saw United won 3-1.
“Sometimes when you’re a little boy you can feel like the opportunity to start a game is so far away, then suddenly, everything changes and you get your chance and you must be ready to take it.
“Anthony did it really well and he should be proud of himself and I’m sure his family is really proud. Now that’s a mark and a stepping stone and he can really kick.” He has all the talent in the world to do it.
“Of course, myself and the senior players will push him and the others, and that’s what we want – we want these young players to come in to bring the energy and the intensity, the same time. Time to help improve our squad.
“That’s what this club is about, it brings through talented players and if you’re talented enough then you get the chance to play and that’s what happened with Anthony.”
“Obviously you’ve got Marcus, who’s established, and Mason, who’s been growing and getting better and better,” said Maguire.
“Over the last few years, with Mason, I have talked to him a lot. He has matured a lot off the pitch and you can see that in his performances. ”
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/premier-league/4554612/harry-maguire-man-utd-rashford-greenwood-elanga-potential/ Harry Maguire wants to ensure Man Utd stars like Anthony Elanga, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood reach their potential