Harry Maguire’s explosive outburst at officials overheard after Man Utd decision

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was left furious with a match official during their clash with Newcastle on Sunday night.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are currently taking on the Magpies at Old Trafford, with the score locked at 1-1 after an entertaining opening 45 minutes.

Marcus Rashford fired the hosts in front on the half-hour mark, before Allan Saint-Maximin netted the equaliser six minutes later.

Maguire was at fault for Newcastle’s leveller, failing to clear his lines from a corner with a weak header that fell straight to the feet of Saint-Maximin, who turned home from close range to make it 1-1.

The £80million defender may not have been in the best of moods as he went in for the half-time break, having also been heard berating a linesman before gifting Steve Bruce’s side their equaliser.

When Luke Shaw was penalised for a challenge on Emil Krafth, reports suggest Maguire could be heard shouting: “Lino, f****** hell. You’re allowed to tackle!”

Little did he know he would have bigger problems on his hands as the half played out, allowing Saint-Maximin to level proceedings with his poor attempt at a clearance inside the box.

Maguire and centre-back Victor Lindelof have come in for criticism in recent weeks, having both made costly mistakes in recent weeks.

Lindelof was outmuscled by Mbaye Diagne when the striker fired West Brom ahead in an eventual 1-1 draw with United at the Hawthorns last week.

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  • And Maguire was accused of lacking bravery by Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher when Dominic Calvert-Lewin bagged a late equaliser in Everton’s pulsating 3-3 draw at Old Trafford the week before.

    “Harry Maguire is the leader at the back, he’s the captain. He’s got to decide where that line is and it’s wrong,” Carragher told Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football show.

    "I almost think Harry Maguire has taken too much responsibility – and that's what I used to at times. I'd think I'd want to head the ball, 'I'm that nervous I want to head this.'

    “And you drop off a little bit and then go to attack it. I think that's the mistake he's made. He hasn't been brave enough but I can put myself in the situation."

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