Harry Maguire set for Merson apology over ‘out of order’ comments - football

Harry Maguire set for Merson apology over ‘out of order’ comments



Harry Maguire is set to receive an apology from Paul Merson after the TV pundit admitted his criticism of the Manchester United new boy was ‘out of order’.
Merson gave his verdict on Maguire?s move to United for a record-breaking fee on Soccer Saturday ? but the Sky Sports pundit feels he perhaps went too far.
“Harry Maguire for 80m is ridiculous,” Merson said on Saturday. “It?s ridiculous at the highest level. He?s alright. He?ll improve them but at 80m"
“You?ve got to remember, yeah, he ripped it up with England ? he played in a three.
“When you play in a three at the back you play in a three at the back for one reason only ? the defenders aren?t good enough so you have to play three, because you don?t trust them, so you play three defenders. He did well at England.” Reflecting on his comments on The Debate on Monday night, 24 hours after Maguire excelled on United debut in the 4-0 over Chelsea, Merson revealed he had reached out to Maguire to offer an explanation.
“I thought he was steady,” Merson said. “He?s commanding, he?s got that presence, he looks like a centre-half, he doesn?t mess about. I thought he did very well, I did.

“I thought I was very critical of him on Saturday if I?m being honest, on Soccer Saturday.
“I tried to get hold of him today, I?ll talk to him tomorrow, he text me back. I thought I was a bit critical if I?m being honest.
“I thought what I wanted to say ...
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