Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire, has downplayed his on-pitch conflict with team-mate Marcus Rashford through the goalless draw with Crystal Palace.
With United trying to find a breakthrough at Selhurst Park on Wednesday evening, Maguire fumed at Rashford after he was caught offside, telling him to “f****g keep onside”.
Rashford instantly snapped again on the defender, telling him to “shut the f*** up, f*****g nobhead”.
However Maguire, talking forward of the Manchester Derby on Sunday, insists the incident was “nothing” however a part of the sport.
“You decide up these items as there isn’t any crowd within the stadium,” Maguire advised The Solar.
“However we’re at all times shouting at one another in video games.
“I’ve full respect for Marcus and he has full respect for myself. We didn’t even confront one another after the sport as a result of it occurs that a lot in coaching and in video games.
“He needs the most effective for the membership and I would like the most effective for the membership. We weren’t profitable and late on within the recreation have been each a bit bit annoyed however no, it’s nothing.
“It simply exhibits we’re entering into the best route. We’re passionate. We’re annoyed. ‘We wish to be profitable soccer matches. We’re passionate concerning the membership and workforce spirit. We present ardour.”