‘Legend already’ – What Maguire did that instantly made him a Man United fan favourite

first_imgMaguire acquired ✔️Ole 🤝 @HarryMaguire93 #MUFC pic.twitter.com/rky0QYafjy— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 5, 2019 Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Sam Allardyce says Harry Maguire is similar to Virgil van DijkThe centre-back joins United having established himself as one of the leading defenders in the Premier League and a key member of Gareth Southgate’s England squad.His reputation is reflected by the price United have had to pay for Maguire, with the the former Sheffield United and Hull star becoming the most expensive defender in the history of the game; his £80m transfer fee surpasses the £75m Liverpool spent on Virgil van Dijk last year. 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My CB pic.twitter.com/OniMPClW98— Tяυsτ №¹-Yahya™ (@RealistYahz) August 5, 2019 Nice pic 🤣 pic.twitter.com/bmE06UwMH8— Wicky (@Wicknes007) August 5, 2019 Portsmouth vs Birmingham (Tuesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2West Ham vs Manchester City (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTLeeds vs Nottingham Forest (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Crystal Palace vs Everton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Tottenham vs Aston Villa (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT LATEST Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers LIVE on talkSPORT Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions Jurgen Klopp’s side eventually finished in second place, having amassed a solitary point less than champions Man City – and it’s safe to say Red Devils fans loved his choice of picture. FAREWELL Liverpool getting bodied 💉💉— 🔱 (@Yaseen__MUFC) August 5, 2019 Posting the pic celebrating scoring vs the dippers – United legend already!— AxAs (@AxAs23) August 5, 2019 Massive thank you to @lcfc for your brilliant support and amazing memories. We’ve been through many highs and some real lows but we stuck together. I wish you all the best in the future and I’m sure with a great owner you will keep rising as a club. 💙🦊 #TheBoss #ThankYou pic.twitter.com/1bALmvycOd— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) August 5, 2019And the Englishman has become an immediate Old Trafford fan favourite as United supporters realised the image accompanying his tweet features Maguire celebrating a crucial goal he scored against Liverpool last season.That equalising strike, which came in a 1-1 draw following Sadio Mane’s early opener, proved to be a hugely significant one as it denied Liverpool a valuable three points in their quest for a first league title in 28 years. Great photo choice that Harry lad 😂— Chris™ (@MUnitedChris) August 5, 2019 The choice of picture is stupendous.You really do have the United DNA as reported LOLWelcome to the biggest club in the world, Harry!— 🐐™ (@TheFergusonWay) August 5, 2019 Harry Maguire has finally completed his £80million move from Leicester to Manchester United after months of speculation over his future.He has put pen to paper on a six-year deal with the option of a further year, and becomes the third signing of the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era after Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. I rate your choice for the picture pic.twitter.com/AeQ3AGg2O4— RiZzy🔴 (@RiZzyUTD) August 5, 2019In addition to the widespread support from United fans, Maguire’s mother, Zoe, has also expressed her pride at her son’s transfer, stating it was his ‘dream’ to play for the club.She wrote on social media: “When your son dreams of playing for Man Utd as a little boy and you wake up one morning and it’s happening #dreamscancometrue so proud of u.” When your son dreams of playing for Man Utd as a little boy and you wake up one morning and it’s happening #dreamscancometrue so proud of u ❤️@HarryMaguire93 pic.twitter.com/duVvQ4Vyf9— Zoe Maguire (@zoemaguires) August 5, 2019Meanwhile, United boss Solskjaer says he cannot wait to get started with Maguire.The Norwegian said: “Harry is one of the best centre-backs in the game today and I am delighted we have secured his signature.“He is a great reader of the game and has a strong presence on the pitch, with the ability to remain calm under pressure – coupled with his composure on the ball and a huge presence in both boxes – I can see he will fit well into this group both on and off the pitch.“He has a great personality and is a fantastic addition to the club.”Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. 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