Rio Ferdinand reveals what Harry Maguire needs to return to his best form

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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Harry Maguire, who scored an own goal in United’s 3-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday, needs an element of luck to improve his form.

Maguire has come under fire for his performances this season.

“What’s killing for him is it seems week after week someone is questioning something about Harry Maguire, and it’s quite glaring,” Ferdinand said.

“And listen, we’ve all been through moments like this, in my career it happened. But a lot of the time it’s luck.

“There’s moments in careers like Harry Maguire is going through now where everything you seem to do there seems to be a problem, there’s a mistake.

“Every mistake you make gets punished and highlighted. Whereas sometimes in my career where I was making mistakes but they didn’t score, or the keeper pulled me out of it, or Vidic made a tackle.

“That’s what happens in a team, it’s riding that little bit of luck you need. And Harry Maguire I think he needs a little bit of luck to get out of this dip in form he’s got right now.”