Harry: It made me really happy to see Phil back
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is delighted that his friend Phil Jones is fit again and welcomes the increased competition for places in the centre-back positions.
Footage that you can watch below captured Phil looking emotional as he walked off the pitch in front of an appreciative Stretford End that day and Maguire knows exactly how much the moment meant to his friend.
“Of course, when you are playing and you want to be successful, you have got to have competition for places and you have got to have a good squad with depth,” Maguire told Stewart Gardner.
“I am good mates with Phil and I have spent a lot of time with him, when he has been injured in the tough, dark days that he has had.
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“He is now back fit, ready to go and ready to play games.”