Harry Maguire sends message to Manchester United fans after 2-1 defeat to Sevilla

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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has encouraged Manchester United supporters to expect silverware sooner rather than later under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite our painful elimination in our Europa League semi-final defeat to Sevilla.

“It’s difficult. The boys are devastated in there. We created numerous amounts of chances but we’ve got to win the game,” United captain Maguire told BT Sport after the side’s 2-1 loss.

“The best team lost and they’ve punished us for missing the chances.

“We’ve been ruthless at times this year and today we weren’t.

“We started with a high press, we scored and then maybe we let them out too easily and they had a bit too much possession for our liking.

“They didn’t create many chances, if we’re being honest. It’s a ball in the box, obviously they’ve worked it well, down our right we’ve got to do better.

“We’ll look at it and we’ve got to improve. Conceding from two crosses is not good enough but we worked our socks off there. We deserved to go through but, ultimately, we fell short at a semi-final for the third time this year so it’s disappointing.”

“For sure, it will happen soon,” Maguire said.

“Obviously, we want to win it [silverware] as soon as possible. You’ve seen the talent on the pitch and the way we’ve improved throughout the season, if we take another giant step next season then we’ll improve again.

“But it’s disappointing. We want to win silverware. We got to three semi-finals – we were disappointed to lose the game in the Carabao Cup, in the FA Cup we didn’t turn up, tonight we did turn up and deserved to win the game and the best team has lost.”