Manchester United star warned he could be sold after Champions League defeat

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Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire has been up for criticism this season, and his £80m price tag seems to be adding to the pressure.

Maguire was subbed off late in the game against Atletico Madrid, to the cheers of the Old Trafford fans.

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has warned that Maguire should get his acts back together or he could be sold off by the club.

“The Manchester United captain who cost £80million was taken off in the game. He is going through the worst moment in his career right now. We all have that moment, I can picture it now when I was playing,” Carragher told CBS Sports.

“This is something that Harry Maguire is going through right now and he has to get out of it very quickly otherwise he won’t be at the club because the standards at Manchester United are so high.

“Of course he wants to [get out of it] but his head will be all over the place, he is getting criticism left right and centre. He’ll be criticised again – I think the crowd actually cheered when he went off. Which isn’t a nice thing for anyone.

“I’ve always been a fan of Harry Maguire. He gets criticised because he cost £80m. Virgil van Dijk cost £75m and is the best defender in the world.

“Harry Maguire is not that but he doesn’t set the price. He had a great summer with England at the Euros but this season has been a disaster and he almost just needs to get to the end of the season and just forget about football and get away.”