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'I try and look out for them, especially the younger lads like Mason Greenwood': captain Harry Maguire vows to protect team-mates from abuse on social media Harry Maguire offers support to Man United's younger stars about social media The defender was targeted by online after he was arrested in Mykonos   United midfielder Paul Pogba has previously been the target of racial abuse Greenwood deleted his Twitter account in the the aftermath of England exile  He wants social media firms to verify accounts with a passport or driving license 

By David Wood for MailOnline

Published: 19:26 BST, 2 October 2020 | Updated: 20:16 BST, 2 October 2020

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captain Harry Maguire has revealed how he offers support to the club's younger stars to help them deal with abuse on social media.

The England defender called on social media giants Twitter and Instagram to verify accounts after Paul Pogba was targeted with racial abuse in 2019.

Mason Greenwood deleted his Twitter account in the the aftermath of his exile from the England national team in September after the United striker and Phil Foden breached Covid-19 protocols by sneaking in two Icelandic girls into the team hotel.

Harry Maguire wants social media firms to verify accounts with a passport or driving license

This summer Maguire was targeted by online after he was arrested on the Greek island of Mykonos this summer.  

The 27-year-old believes his age and experience allows him to ignore the online abuse and he offers advice to his less experienced team-mates.

He told Sky Sports: 'I try and look out for them

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