Harry Maguire.

Who gets the captain's armband against Granada?

Harry Maguire will be forced to miss a rare match as Manchester United take on Granada in the second leg of the Europa League quarter-final at Old Trafford.

The England centre-back is suspended after picking up a yellow card in Spain, along with Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay, so somebody else will be wearing the captain's armband in the 20:00 BST kick-off.

There are plenty of candidates for the role, with much obviously depending on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team selection, so we look at who has taken over the mantle when Harry has been missing in the past.

19/9/19 Astana (H) - Europa League
Our experienced Serbian certainly has the know-how and pedigree to be a leading candidate again to stand in for Maguire, as one of the senior figures in the squad. The Reds picked up the three points on this occasion, with Mason Greenwood hitting the only goal, becoming our youngster scorer in Europe in the process.

25/9/19: Rochdale (H) - Carabao Cup
With Maguire not in the squad for the third-round tie at Old Trafford, Rochdale-born Tuanzebe was handed the honour of captaining the senior side for the first time, and against his hometown club. After regularly donning the armband in the younger-age groups, it was a proud moment for the centre-back, who is in the frame to play again tonight.

3/10/19: AZ Alkmaar (A) - Europa League
This goalless draw will not live too long in the memory but it was a good night for our Spanish keeper who earned a clean sheet and also wore the armband. Of course, if he gets the nod between the posts this evening, he will be very much in the frame to skipper the team, as he has done on a number of occasions in the past.

28/11/19: Astana (A) - Europa League
The club skipper was spared the lengthy trip to freezing Kazakhstan as, with qualification already assured, Ole decided to field a very youthful and inexperienced line-up. The man to lead out a side relying heavily on Academy products was fittingly Lingard, who scored a belter in the 2-1 defeat and is currently shining during his loan spell with West Ham United.

7/1/20: Man City (H) - Carabao Cup
With Harry injured for this big semi-final first leg, a Mancunian took on the role for the derby in Marcus, who scored our goal in a 3-1 defeat. It was another indication of the growing stature of the homegrown forward but, despite winning the second leg at the Etihad Stadium, the Reds bowed out to the holders.

Jesse Lingard.
Jesse Lingard scores a great goal in the Europa League tie with Astana.

5/3/20: Derby County (A) - FA Cup
Maguire had bagged his first goal for the club with a rocket in the previous round at Tranmere Rovers but was nursing an ankle injury when we took on the Rams at Pride Park. There was a nice scene when Juan shook hands with Wayne Rooney in the centre-circle and the Spaniard helped the Reds progress with a 3-0 victory. Mata is available and could feature this evening against Granada.

30/9/20: Brighton (A) - Carabao Cup
Our Spanish magician stepped up to the plate again, this season, when being named skipper for our second successful visit to the Amex Stadium in a few days. Juan also got on the scoresheet, as he had in the previous round at Luton Town, and his influence in the dressing room is a huge one.

20/10/20: Paris Saint-German (A) - Champions League
Harry was forced out of the big tie at the Parc des Princes, which led to Bruno Fernandes taking over the mantle. “I was not expecting this,” said our Portuguese star as he found out when sitting beside Ole at the pre-match press conference. A wonderful 2-1 win followed, thanks to goals from the stand-in skipper and Rashford.

Scott McTominay.
Scott McTominay scores in the FA Cup win over Watford.

9/1/21: Watford (H) - FA Cup
The Academy graduate led the side out when the Hornets visited in the third round of the FA Cup earlier this year. Harry was a substitute but came on for the second half, due to an injury to Eric Bailly, and regained the armband but only after Scott had marked the occasion with the only goal of the tie.

25/2/21: Real Sociedad (H) - Europa League
With Harry on the bench, Bruno again took on the captaincy as the Reds finished the job against the Spanish side to comfortably progress in the competition, 4-0 on aggregate, despite a goalless draw on the night at Old Trafford.

So who will get the job tonight? Find out via our Official App and ManUtd.com when we announce the teams.


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