Manchester United and England defender Harry Maguire has been handed a suspended jail sentence after being discovered responsible of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated makes an attempt of bribery following an incident in Greece.
Maguire was, alongside together with his brother and a buddy, arrested in Mykonos final week and a lawyer represented him on the trial, with the three defendants all being discovered responsible on all three counts.
The 27-year-old was later given a jail time period of 21 months and ten days, however the sentence is suspended as it’s Maguire’s first offence.
Maguire launched a press release after being discovered responsible.
“Following the listening to at the moment, I’ve instructed my authorized crew with rapid impact to tell the courts we might be interesting.
“I stay robust and assured concerning our innocence on this matter – if something myself, household and associates are the victims.”
Manchester United additionally revealed a press release, which learn: “Manchester United notes the decision of the Greek courtroom at the moment. Harry Maguire pleaded not responsible to all the misdemeanour prices made towards him and he continues to strongly assert his innocence.
“It ought to be famous that the prosecution confirmed the fees and supplied their proof late on the day earlier than the trial, giving the defence crew minimal time to digest them and put together. A request for the case to be adjourned was subsequently denied.
“On this foundation, together with the substantial physique of proof refuting the fees, Harry Maguire’s authorized crew will now attraction the decision, to permit a full and truthful listening to at a later date.”
LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS
Chelsea information reside: Chilwell, Havertz and Silva offers agreed, Sarr and keeper subsequent
Grealish reacts to England snub by liking important tweet as Southgate explains alternative
Man United information reside: Shock £153million starlet report, Milner, Mane and Neymar declare