After nearly leaving the club when Erik ten Hag was relieved of his captaincy. Maguire has made a resurgence over the past two months, starting eight straight games in all competitions.
The centre-back has emerged as Ten Hag’s preferred option over Raphael Varane, with York impressed by his flexibility. And he is confused by the manager’s intention to let him go amid interest from West Ham UFABET
Maguire’s decision to stay has led to a level of validation. Although York says that does not mask the wider turmoil at his former club.
The 1999 treble-winning striker said: “Listen, I’m happy for this kid. If I were in Ten Hag’s position, I would probably handle it differently. Looking back It would be easy for me to sit out and say certain things. But yeah, it’s good for him to come back and do what he needs to do. It takes a lot of courage.”
“I think when someone is interested in you, And you’re leaving the club. It’s very difficult to change that. Although it seems like he’s had his moment in the last few weeks. But I still think we are in difficult times whether Harry Maguire is there or not.”
“It was a difficult time. It didn’t flow as smoothly as you wanted after some of the success we had last season. We expected it to be a little better. It isn’t like that. It’s been a busy season for us with ups and downs. Many problems both on and off the field. It’s definitely been a struggle up to this point.”