SOME eyebrows may have been raised when Harry Maguire replaced the departing Ashley Young as Manchester United skipper back in January.
The 27-year-old had only been at Old Trafford for five months, but was trusted with the senior leadership position by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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And he certainly hasn't let Solskjaer down, having immediately shown the characteristics needed to be a successful Red Devils skipper.
Maguire has shown his ability to lead by example on the pitch with his wholehearted, committed approach to every match.
But much of a captain's job is done behind the scenes, by fostering a togetherness in the squad and making sure that players feel adequately represented within the leadership structure.
And according to Bleacher Report, Maguire has done an excellent job in bringing the emerging squad together.
One night out in particular, organised by the burly defender, is said to have improved team spirit and brought the group closer together.
And coupled with the transformative January arrival of Bruno Fernandes, it appears to have done the trick.
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