Ferdinand slams Harry Maguire for the role he played in Man Utd’s defeat to Leicester City

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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has slammed Manchester United captain Harry Maguire for the role he played in the 3-1 FA Cup defeat to Leicester City on Sunday.

According to Ferdinand, Maguire shouldn’t have played such a risky pass to Fred in the build-up to Leicester’s opening goal.

Ferdinand told Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE: “Fred should be doing better than that and he’s been caught a couple of times before in that type of situation.

“As for Maguire, one criticism I would have, is I would say: ‘Know your players.’

“If that’s [Donny] van de Beek, if that’s [Paul] Pogba, if that’s Bruno Fernandes, you play them the ball like that and it’s not a problem.

“But if it’s someone where you feel that’s not a strongpoint, then maybe you shy away and play past that.”