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Maguire found guilty of aggravated assault in Greece

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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has been found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and attempted bribery in Mykonos, Greece.

Maguire was one of three men arrested on Thursday after a fight with a group at a nightclub in Mykonos and was not present  today at his trial on the island of Syros.

His lawyer, Alexis Anagnostakis was denied a request for an adjournment, the court went ahead to prosecution evidence that in addition to confronting a group Maguire claimed had assaulted his sister, the player later assaulted a policeman and later proffer money for the charges to be sinked.

The prosecution alleged Maguire (27) had told police: “Do you know who I am? I am the captain of Manchester United. I am very rich, I can give you money. I can pay you, please let us go.”

Mr Anagnostakis in defence told the court that Maguire had been assaulted by police who kicked him in the leg and said: “Your career is over.”

It is yet to be known what sentence will be given to Maguire and the effect it will have on Maguire’s football career.

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