Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has been arrested For attacking a police officer on the island of Mykonos, in Greece. It happened early Friday morning according to reports. The 27-year-old defender was found by police having an altercation with British tourists outside a Bar. Three Englishmen were alleged to have reacted verbally and physically after the police officer intervened. Harry Maguire was one of the men.
Greek outlet Protothema has claimed three suspects including the red devil’s defender, Maguire attacked the police officer before they were taken to Mykonos police station.
Manchester United Board comments on Harry Maguire arrest
Manchester United board has made a statement on the issue. The club said in the statement, “The club is aware of an alleged incident involving Harry Maguire in Mykonos last night”, “contacts have been made with Harry Maguire and he is fully cooperating with the Greek authorities.” “At this time we will be making no further comment.”
A police officer gave a report to ESPN, The soccer player was been abusive verbally to an officer and then he hit him. The three men were resisting when they were brought to the police station in Mykonos.
Some images were posted on Instagram of Maguire when he was mingling with other tourists in the early week.
Maguire joined the red devils in a deal worth £80 million from Leicester City. The transfer made him the most expensive defender in the world. He made appearances in all the domestic league games this season as Man united finished third on the table. The club has won a place in the champions league to be played next season.
Maguire was handed captain band in manchester united after Ashley young was transferred to inter Milan. However, the club is now on their preseason break after they disqualified from the Europa League. Although they were beaten by Sevilla in the semi-final of the European competition.