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'You look at Lindelof and Maguire, you've got to target them as much as you can': Ian Wright slams United's two starting centre backs and insists they are Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's weak link were soundly beaten by Crystal Palace on Saturday evening  Ian Wright has slammed United's centre backs Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire He says teams should target them as they are the weak link in United's team  Wright says there is no point buying Jadon Sancho if centre backs are so poor 

By Ben Nagle for MailOnline

Published: 11:06 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 12:00 BST, 22 September 2020

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England legend Ian Wright believes 's centre-back pairing of Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire are 'not good enough' to play at the top level after their disastrous opening game against Crystal Palace.

United were soundly beaten at home by the Eagles in their first game of the Premier League season, with former player Wilfried Zaha scoring twice for his boyhood side.

While much of the attention at United this summer has been on Jadon Sancho and securing some attacking threat, Wright believes their main weakness is at the back. 

Harry Maguire looked shaky in United's opening-day defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday

Harry Maguire looked shaky in United's opening-day defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday

Victor Lindelof was beaten with ease as Wilfried Zaha burst past him to score Palace's third

Victor Lindelof was beaten with ease as Wilfried Zaha burst past him to score Palace's third

'I think you look at Maguire and Lindelof, for me you've got to target them now as much as you can,' Wright told Premier League Productions. 

'People are talking

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