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Man United issue latest statement on Harry Maguire following captain’s court release

Manchester United have issued a new statement regarding their captain Harry Maguire’s recent arrest in Greece following allegations the defender assaulted a police officer.

The Red’s 27-year-old defender was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning, as reported by Protothema following a brawl which broke out between two groups of tourists, it was also alleged that the Englishman later hit a Greek police officer following his arrest.

The United captain has recently been released from a Greek court earlier today and is understood to be free to return back to the United Kingdom.

According to local Greek outlet Mykonos Voice via Daily Star, Maguire’s actions were a result of rival fans stabbing his 19-year-old sister Daisy with a ‘sharp object’ which resulted in her bleeding.

In light of the case’s shocking revelations and the news that the defender is now free to return to his homeland, United officials have released a fresh statement.

As quoted by Manchester Evening News the statement reads: “Following the appearance in court today we note the adjournment of the case to allow the legal team to consider the case file.

“Harry has pleaded not guilty to the charges. It would be inappropriate for the player or club to comment further while the legal process takes its course.”

Maguire will now be keen to return back the United Kingdom and link back up with his United team-mates as he will undoubtedly want to put this week’s dramatic events behind him.

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