Harry Maguire: Man United captain will spend another night in Greek jail

Harry Maguire: Man United captain will spend another night in Greek jail

- Harry Maguire will spend another night in police custody

- The defender was arrested for assaulting two officers of the law while on holiday in Greece

- Man United lawyers have established contact with the authorities and are awaiting their response

- Meanwhile, Maguire is expected to face prosecution

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Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire, will be remanded for the second night behind bars at the Greek police station.

The Red Devils skipper was spotted arriving at the facility earlier today after having been accused of punching an officer of the law and then attempted to bribe his way out of custody.

Maguire was said to have been involved in an altercation with a group of other Englishmen before he became very abusive and aggressive towards officers who arrived to intervene last night.

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The defender was enjoying his summer holiday on the island of Mykonos, but never knew he would be spending a couple of days behind bars.

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According to Daily Mail, the former Leicester City man was remanded in a cell alongside two others described to be fellow players, aged 28 and 29.

Reports claim the trio have been transferred to Syros - a neighbouring island where they will be prosecuted on charges including aggravated assault, verbal assault and attempted bribery.

Meanwhile, the chief prosecutor revealed to the media that he expects Maguire to make an apology at the hearing.

Harry Maguire: Man United captain will spend another night in Greek jail

Harry Maguire in action for Man United. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The England star was escorted to the police station by plain-clothes officers after an hour-long ferry crossing to his new jail cell with the two other men.

Police said that two of their officers suffered facial injuries during the scrap after they were allegedly hurled to the ground, punched and kicked.

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Meanwhile, Man United lawyers are said to have established contact with their player and they are awaiting clarification from police on the island over what charges he might face.

"We are expecting more information from Mykonos as clarification is needed over exactly what happened and what charges he will face, if any." The lawyers said.

The club released a statement: "The club is aware of an alleged incident involving Harry Maguire in Mykonos last night.

"Contact has been made with Harry, and he is fully cooperating with the Greek authorities.

"At this time we will be making no further comment."

Footage posted on a Greek website shows Maguire last night chatting with fans in the Matogiannia area of Mykonos town.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Harry Maguire has been arrested in Greece after he reportedly attacked police outside a bar where he was chilling with his friends.

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After helping the Red Devils finish among the top four at the just-concluded Premier League season, Harry Maguire decided to travel to Greece for the summer holiday.

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