Man Utd skipper Harry Maguire overheard shouting ‘Are you taking the p***?’ in X-rated blast at linesman in Everton draw

MANCHESTER UNITED skipper Harry Maguire launched a foul-mouthed tirade at the assistant referee as he shouted 'Are you taking the p***?' against Everton.

The Red Devils centre-back was fuming that the officials failed to give a foul against Dominic Calvert-Lewin as the two England team-mates clashed at Old Trafford.

At the time United were still leading the game 3-2 but when the linesman saw nothing wrong with the challenge, Maguire lost his cool.

The 27-year old was overheard clearly shouting: "Are you taking the p***?"

But despite his protests, no foul was given for the nudge by Calvert-Lewin.

And to rub salt in Maguire's wounds, the Three Lions striker poked home a last-gasp equaliser to earn Everton a point and a 3-3 draw.

Maguire was mocked for his role in the goal as the £85million man played all the Everton players onside.

The former Leicester defender held a deeper line than all his colleagues and could have prevented the ensuing goal if he had stepped up.

Keeper David De Gea was also slammed for his role in the equaliser which cost United the chance to go level with neighbours Manchester City on top of the Premier League.

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville blasted the Spaniard for staying on his line.


Neville said: "I think you want goalkeeper to come, as Jamie said there, and eat the striker.

"You just want your goalkeeper to come out there and absolutely take him out.

"Goalkeepers are so quick off their line nowadays it wasn't a great night for the goalkeeper, it wasn't a great night for the centre-backs either and we've known from the start Manchester United needed a stronger centre-back pairing.

"That hasn't changed. No point going on about it tonight. It's cost them."

Edinson Cavani and a Bruno Fernandes screamer had given Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side a 2-0 half-time lead.

But goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez squared things up, before Scott McTominay looked to have won it for United before the stoppage-time drama.

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