Harry Maguire backs Gareth Southgate over England rotation

first_imgHarry Maguire has shown his support for England’s coach Gareth Southgate for his “brave” decision to rotate England’s squad for their final World Cup group game against Belgium on Thursday.In their World Cup Group G clash against Belgium, Southgate made eight changes to his starting XIleaving the competition’s leading scorer and his captain Harry Kane on the bench but they lost 1-0 to Belgium.The selection sparked mixed reactions from supporters with some saying that he has snatched the team’s momentum with the changes while some think the changes are good as it now gives a smooth ride to the finals for key players. Reacting to the reactions, Macquire said via Sky Sports.“He’s a brave manager and he makes big decisions in big times,”harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“You can say he is brave but so is (Belgium manager) Roberto Martinez: he also made a number of changes (9) I think they were both probably looking at the bigger picture and know that the next game is the biggest one of them all.“Gareth is a man of great knowledge. He fills you with confidence no matter what decision is made. We all trust him as a group and hopefully it’s the right decision in the long run. It’s only a good decision if we go and put in a performance in the next game and qualify for the quarter-finals.”“Falcao had a difficult time in England clearly, but outside of England he’s a very high-profile player,” said Cahill of a player who has struck 51 times for Monaco in the past two campaigns.“He’s scored many, many goals. He did have a difficult time in England, showed his character when he went to find his form again and now he’s a huge player for them.last_img