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Maguire new United captain all but confirms Young’s departure

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms that Harry Maguire is the new Manchester United club captain giving the biggest hint that Ashley Young is leaving the club.

The news at the United manager’s press conference that Maguire is the captain full time, all but confirms Ashley Young move to Inter Milan.

Young has been linked for the last few days with the exit door at Old Trafford. Antonio Conte and Inter Milan are believed to be the main suitors for his services.

Young was considered the most senior player at the start of the season and took the captain’s armband.

However, others have forced him down the pecking order.

The success of new signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The improvement in Luke Shaw and the emergence of Brandon Williams.

Young has seen the young ones push him off the side.

Maguire has assumed responsibilities in his absence.

According to the club’s official website, manutd.com Solskjaer today confirmed Maguire’s appointment. He would now assume the role of captain on a permanent basis.

“Harry is wearing the captain’s armband and will keep wearing it.

“He’s been a leader in the group.”

“I’ve been, not surprised, but impressed by his leadership skills, so he will continue wearing the armband.”

“He’s come in and everything about him tells me he’s a leader.”