Harry Maguire removed from England squad after assault conviction in Greece

Harry Maguire has been removed from the England squad after he was given a suspended prison sentence in Greece.
The 27-year-old defender was found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated bribery attempts by a court on the island of Syros on Tuesday.

He was handed a jail term of 21 months and 10 days, but it will be suspended because it was a first offence and the charges were classed as misdemeanours.
Maguire, who is the Manchester United captain, had been included in the England squad by manager Gareth Southgate earlier on in the day.
But he has now been withdrawn following the convictions.


Southgate said in a statement: “In light of this evening’s developments, I can confirm I have withdrawn Harry Maguire from the England squad for the matches against Iceland and Denmark.
“As I said earlier today, I reserved the right to review the situation. Having spoken to Manchester United and the player, I have made this decision in the best interests of all parties and with consideration of the impact on our preparations for next week.”

Source : Sky News