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​Man Utd legend Ferdinand: Maguire could use time off

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand is concerned about the form of club captain Harry Maguire.

The centre-back had a miserable time for the Red Devils as they lost 6-1 to Tottenham at home before the international break.

He has continued his problems during the recent international break, getting sent off during England's 1-0 loss to Denmark at home.

The 27-year-old cut a miserable figure as he walked off the field after getting the red card in the first half of the game.

"In these situations - that I've been in as well - you sometimes need to be taken out of the oven," said Ferdinand, per the BBC.

"[Manchester United manager] Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] has a big job on his hands and I think quite an important role to play in this.

"Whether maybe it's time to give him a little rest, let him gather himself and build that confidence back up.

"I got brought off in one game, I think it was Middlesbrough away, the manager [Sir Alex Ferguson] spoke to me and said 'get yourself back to basics, train well and you'll come back in'.

"That's what happened and I was fine. It's just sometimes that bit of pressure being taken out that can actually help you."

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