October 1, 2020

Manchester United captain Maguire launched by Greek prosecutor, listening to subsequent week – soccer

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was launched by a Greek prosecutor after showing in courtroom on Saturday following two days in detention over a brawl on the island of Mykonos, the Premier League membership confirmed.

England worldwide Maguire, 27, will reply to the costs towards him on Aug. 25, based on native police.

In an announcement, Manchester United stated: “Following the looks in courtroom immediately we word the adjournment of the case to permit the authorized group to contemplate the case file.

“Harry has pleaded not responsible to the costs. It will be inappropriate for the participant or membership to remark additional whereas the authorized course of takes its course.”

Quoting a neighborhood web site, Mykonosvoice.gr, Greece’s Ethnos newspaper stated the costs towards Maguire, entering into an altercation, have been thought of misdemeanours.

Beneath Greek regulation meaning Maguire could be represented by his attorneys in courtroom in a listening to, fairly than seem in individual.

Maguire’s lawyer was not instantly accessible for remark.

Manchester United had beforehand issued an announcement on Friday saying they have been conscious of the incident and that Maguire was absolutely co-operating with the Greek authorities.

Maguire joined United from Leicester Metropolis for 80 million kilos ($105 million) – a world file charge for a defender – in August 2019.

He had travelled to Mykonos for a vacation following United’s exit from the Europa League final week.

Mykonos is well-known with vacationers for its energetic evening scene. Proceedings have been going down at a courthouse on the close by island of Syros.

In response to Greek state TV ERT, cops have been allegedly assaulted after being known as to a brawl between two teams of vacationers on Thursday night.

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(Reporting by Michele Kambas; Writing by Martyn Herman; Modifying by Frances Kerry and Mark Potter)