The facial expressions of Harry Maguire said everything as he arrived back at Manchester United training on Thursday morning.
After Wednesday evening’s horror show at Wembley where his erratic performance for England resulted during a red card, the 27-year-old made his way back to Carrington and looked as if the load of the planet was placed firmly upon his shoulders.
Photographers captured images of Maguire’s arrival because the dejected star drove his car into United’s complex able to train for the return of Premier League action this weekend.
The Red Devils resume domestic action against Steve Bruce’s Newcastle, though big questions now hang over the Manchester United captain.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer must make the important call on whether to drop Maguire and permit his captain a while out of the limelight so as to recompose.
The defender appears to possess struggled greatly this season following his dramatic summer, during which he was arrested and detained on the Greek island of Mykonos following an altercation with police.
Maguire has been heavily criticized for his role in United’s poor start to the season, with the defender looking particularly off the mark during the 6-1 humiliation against Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham.