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Harry Maguire: Police allege Manchester United captain tried to bribe them

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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire leaves court on Saturday

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has been given a suspended sentence of 21 months and 10 days in prison after his trial on the Greek island of Syros.

The England defender, 27, was found guilty of repeated bodily harm, attempted bribery, violence against public employees and insult after arrest on Mykonos.

Manchester United said in a statement that Maguire’s legal team will appeal against the verdict and “he continues to strongly assert his innocence”.

The sentence is suspended for three years because it is a first offence and the charges were misdemeanours.

More to follow.

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