Harry Maguire
Manchester United football team captain Harry Maguire (L) leaves a courthouse on the Greek island of Syros, the administrative hub of the Cycladic island group that includes Mykonos on August 22, 2020. – Maguire was released from Greek police custody on August 22, 2020, TV footage showed, pending a hearing on assault charges on the neighbouring island of Mykonos. The £80 million (88 million euros) defender was arrested late on August 20, after what Greek police described as an “altercation” between two groups of British tourists on Mykonos. (Photo by EUROKINISSI / AFP)

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was on Tuesday given a 21-month suspended prison sentence on assault charges by a court in Greece.

The England international defender was arrested late Thursday after a fight at a nightclub in Mykonos.

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He was charged with assault, bodily harm, verbal abuse and attempted bribery.

Maguire, who did not attend the hearing on the Greek island of Syros, released a statement saying he intended to appeal the verdict.


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