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Neville slam 'scruffy' Man Utd captain Maguire for England dismissal

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville is critical of Harry Maguire over his red card in England's defeat to Denmark.

Maguire's disastrous start to the season continued when he received a second yellow card just 30 minutes into the Nations League clash at Wembley on Wednesday.

The centre-half twice lunged into tackles late, and referee Jesús Gil Manzano was left with no choice other than to give him his marching orders.

After Maguire's sending-off against Denmark, United legend Neville put the boot into the defender.

"That sums up his last 4-6 weeks," the ex-Red Devils right-back told Sky Sports. "Terrible time for him. I thought he was lucky with the first challenge. That was in between a yellow and a red.

"It's scruffy play from him. The touch is really slack, and then the follow-through..."

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