Manchester United Captain Under Arrest On Greek Island

Harry Maguire, in the blue cap, at a police station on Syros.
Pic: Athena Pictures
Image:Harry Maguire, in the blue cap, at a police station on Syros. Pic: Athena Pictures

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is due in court following his arrest on the island of Mykonos, Greek police have said.

The England footballer, 27, was arrested following an alleged fight on Thursday night, along with two other Britons.

Police said there had been an altercation and an exchange of words with officers, and that the three men would appear before a prosecutor on the nearby island of Syros later on Friday.

Harry Maguire on Mykonos earlier in the week
Image:Harry Maguire on Mykonos earlier in the week
Mykonos town at dusk.
Image:Tourist hotspot Mykonos usually attracts two million visitors each summer

“The soccer player was verbally abusive to an officer and then hit him,” a police official said.

“The three were resisting when brought to the Mykonos police station.”Advertisement

Maguire and the two other detainees will be transported to Syros by ship, where they will face charges by a public prosecutor, the police official added.

Manchester United said in a statement: “The club is aware of an alleged incident involving Harry Maguire in Mykonos last night.

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