Date: 17th November 2021 at 3:22pm
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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was heavily criticised last week for the way in which he celebrated his opening goal in England’s 5-0 victory over Albania. 

The centre-back was seen cupping his ears and then gesturing with his fingers in his ears, deemed by most to be implying that he doesn’t listen to criticism of him.

His actions didn’t go down well, however, with Roy Keane labelling him ’embarrassing’.

Maguire has been heavily criticised for some of his performances so far this season, having captained a United side who have lost 5-0 and 2-0 to Liverpool and Manchester City respectively in their last two home games.

The former Leicester City man is also part of a backline that has conceded 17 goals in 11 games so far this term, more than four times that of leaders Chelsea.

Despite his side’s disastrous defensive record, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been reluctant to alternate his backline, with Maguire usually being joined by Raphael Varane, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw when they are available.

Despite United’s poor form, the likes of Diego Dalot and Alex Telles have had little in the way of opportunities to impress so far this term, amassing just 101 minutes of Premier League football between them.

It now appears that Dalot is growing tired of his lack of game time, but a former Red Devils boss could be ready to hand him a lifeline.

As per The Times, Roma boss Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Dalot, who he initially lured to United from Porto.

Former United boss Mourinho joined Roma in May.

The Portuguese arrived from his homeland in 2018 and was described by Mourinho as ‘the best young full-back in world football’ at the time.

Since then, however, the 22-year-old has made just 41 appearances across all competitions, with just 13 Premier League starts to his name.

Dalot has experience playing in Serie A, having spent last season on loan with AC Milan.

Mourinho could opt to launch a loan offer for the player, with first-choice right-back Leonardo Spinnazola out with a long-term injury.

The former Chelsea boss spent two years in Manchester, delivering a Europa League and League Cup in that time.

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