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Harry Maguire flies back to face the music after the Mykonos brawl


English star Harry Maguire returned home on Sunday with question marks about his football future after his drunken brawl in Mykonos.

The £ 190,000-a-week defense attorney flew back to the UK after spending two nights in a cell and appearing in court for assaulting a police officer on Greek party island.

His Manchester United captain and place on the English squad are under scrutiny while legal action looms over his head.

The football association will hold crunch talks on Monday on Harry Maguire's management of the Greek crisis.

England coach Gareth Southgate, as he routinely does with his senior players, is expected to be in touch with Maguire ahead of the squad's announcement.

However, talks with the Manchester United captain become far more important amid allegations that he was involved in a fight on the Greek island of Mykonos in the early hours of Friday, which would result in Maguire being arrested and charged.

Maguire's trial is set for Tuesday and the player's legal camp is believed to have a strong case as they try to clear their client's name after he pleaded not guilty on Sunday.

Harry Maguire is leaving court on Saturday after claiming again that he collected a £ 63,000 cash bill with friends on the Greek island of Mykonos prior to his alleged attack on a police officer one night

The saga has raised questions about Maguire's addition to the Southgate roster, which will be named Tuesday, the English manager's first in 10 months. Maguire would normally be one of the first names on Southgate's list. But the fact that he is now at the center of court proceedings following allegations of violent clashes with other night owls and police officers has put his acceptance into question.

FA chiefs will discuss the issue on Monday as they figure out how to approach the delicate scenario. The key question is whether or not Maguire should be chosen.

Last week's fight first broke out in a narrow alleyway that has both the candy dish and gyros corner.

Maguire's sister Daisy was approached gangster-style by Albanian business people, one of whom started entertaining her, sources told The Sun.

When she refused, she was reportedly thrust in the arm with a sharp metal straw, which drew blood and made her faint. At this point Maguire entered and a fight broke out.

After police intervened, matters escalated and Maguire and two unnamed friends, aged 28 and 29, were arrested for attacking and trying to bribe three police officers.

The 27-year-old Maguire reportedly had a five-hour drinking hour Thursday and collected a cash bill that is reportedly around £ 63,000 on vintage champagne, cocktails, steaks and lobster.

The tab contained a £ 18,000 bottle of 2002 Dom Perignon Brut, a £ 17,000 bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne, and £ 750 on several bottles of Jack Daniel & # 39; s.

He is said to have dated Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley, Love Island star Chris Hughes and snooker player Judd Trump, as well as members of his family. Local media reports claimed the footballer began fighting to defend his younger sister Daisy after she was stabbed in the arm with a sharp object.

It emerged that on a boisterous night, just minutes before he became embroiled in a fight that led to his arrest for attacking three police officers, Maguire devoured a £ 4.50 kebab with friends would have.

Maguire, who makes £ 190,000 a week, sipped the kebab after emerging from the exclusive Bonbonniere nightclub in Mykonos, where he drank with a group of friends on Thursday night.

After leaving the celebrity hangout, frequented by a number of A-listers and international footballers, Maguire and friends headed to the nearby Gyros Corner, a popular kebab shop.

The kebab shop in the gyros corner where Maguire had a £ 4.50 kebab with friends during a boisterous night just minutes before he got into a fight

The kebab shop in the gyros corner where Maguire had a £ 4.50 kebab with friends during a boisterous night just minutes before he got into a fight

In front of the kebab shop in the gyros corner that Maguire went to after leaving the exclusive Bonbonniere nightclub

In front of the kebab shop in the gyros corner that Maguire went to after leaving the exclusive Bonbonniere nightclub

The crowded British ordered a round of doner kebabs, which came in flatbread with french fries, salad and chilli sauce for £ 4.50 each.

Armando Muratai, 29, owner of Gyros Corner, a family run business, told MailOnline: “I am a huge soccer fan and have recognized Maguire and his friends. A lot of famous people come here due to our proximity to Bonbonniere so it wasn't such a big deal to me.

They ordered a couple of kebabs and left and then I heard screaming and screaming and found that a fight was going on. I ignored it because at this time of the year Mykonos is a city with frequent problems with drunk British men. & # 39;

Mr Muratai claimed he found it ironic that 27-year-old Maguire, who cost Manchester United £ 85million, rounded off his night with a humble doner kebab after spending thousands of pounds on booze and booze in one of the world's most exclusive nightclubs had spent.

The England international was arrested after he was accused of beating an officer in a brawl that broke out after his sister Daisy was stabbed. This was claimed this weekend

The England international was arrested after he was accused of beating an officer in a brawl that broke out after his sister Daisy was stabbed. This was claimed this weekend

Maguire had flown to Party Island after his team crashed to Seville from the Europa League last Sunday and hit a number of bars and clubs with his entourage of friends and family in the days that followed

Maguire had flown to Party Island after his team crashed to Seville from the Europa League last Sunday and hit a number of bars and clubs with his entourage of friends and family in the days that followed

He joked, “He's got more money than you can imagine, captains one of the biggest teams in the world, but he's obviously a very down to earth Briton at heart. There is nothing they love more than a kebab after a good drink and they are some of my best customers.

“I've had quite a few footballers here, Maguire is not the first. A few years ago, Ryan Giggs came over for a kebab and so did some Chelsea players. This is not the type of place you would expect them to be, but my kebabs are some of the best in Mykonos. & # 39;

Maguire's case can be heard on the neighboring Greek island of Syros on Tuesday.

England international's lawyers claim he was arrested and beaten a police officer after he became upset over alleged stabbing of his sister Daisy during the brawl.

It is believed that Daisy only suffered a minor wound and was not treated at the hospital after the fight.

The whereabouts of Daisy, Maguire's fiancé Fern Hawkins, who was also on vacation with him, and other friends who made up the group are unknown.

A representative of the exclusive SantAnna Beach Club, where many of them spent the day, told MailOnline: “We haven't seen a group of Maguire since the fight. They were in a luxury mansion about 10 minutes from here and we heard they all went home because of media attention. & # 39;

The £ 63,000 cash bill was raised at the lavish Beach Club which is next to a postcard beach.

Maguire had flown to Party Island after his team crashed to Seville from the Europa League last Sunday and hit a number of bars and clubs with his entourage of friends and family in the days that followed.

Witnesses say they saw the defense attorney spend thousands of pounds drinking expensive alcohol and eating lobster in SantAnna on Tuesday, two days before his arrest.

The group, including 26-year-old soccer player Ross Barkley, drank expensive alcohol and scoffed at lobsters.

They were also joined by Love Islands star Chris Hughes (27), snooker ace Judd Trump (31) and Harry's brother Joe, who plays for Accrington Stanley.

Her bill included a £ 18,000 bottle of 2002 Dom Perignon Brut, a £ 17,000 bottle of Armand de Brignac Champagn, and £ 750 for several bottles of Jack Daniel & # 39; s.

It is also alleged that the stars purchased £ 1,200 worth of lobsters, seven ribeye steaks worth a total of £ 820, plus meze platters and wagyy beef rolls.

They gathered the bill while standing next to £ 2,000 rented sun beds.

A source told The Sun: “Harry has been drinking like crazy since arriving in Mykonos.

“He's spent a fortune on alcohol and just doesn't seem to stop. He seemed upset about something. It was non-stop. & # 39;

Eyewitnesses told MailOnline that the problems started in the Fabrika area of ​​Mykonos, which is full of bars and restaurants.

They claim a group of drunk British men started baiting Maguire and his team, Manchester United, and even pointed to the 1958 Munich air disaster when 23 of their players died in a plane crash on returning from a match.

Kafatos, who just wanted to give his last name, a local resident who witnessed the first fight in Fabrika before the police intervened, told MailOnline: “I'm a huge soccer fan and recognized Harry Maguire who was with a group of friends. They made a lot of noise and it seemed like they drank a lot.

& # 39; Another group of British men started abusing her, saying he was a trash footballer and was playing for a trash team. They also called it a refrigerator and I didn't really understand what they meant by that. & # 39;

Kafatos added, “Then there was a lot of shouting and swearing and they started fighting. It was a real mess. They threw beatings, kicked each other and rolled on the floor before the police came. & # 39;

Brit Sam Moore said: “This group of British boys had problems and was really abusive towards Maguire and his club.

“I could hear her sing about the Munich air disaster and say other hideous things. You could see they were about to fight Maguire. I don't know which football team they supported, but they didn't like Manchester United, that much was obvious.

Maguire was told on Saturday that he could return to England despite a hearing on Tuesday.

The father of two also learned that if convicted by paying £ 90,000 – less than half his weekly wage – he could not be sent to prison to reduce overcrowding in Greek prisons, reports Der Spiegel.

Leading lawyer Panagiotis Petropoulos told the newspaper: “The maximum theoretical conviction could be up to seven and a half years. It is assumed that the sum would be closer to three years, since a court would convict at the same time.

"However, in the Greek penal system, any sentence of up to three years per day can be bought, which means that Mr Maguire can pay a set fee to avoid jail time."

The size of the fine is at the judge's discretion, said Petropoulos, which means he faces fines of € 100 per day – although they could be as low as € 5

It came when footage surfaced showing a group of men mocking and gesturing Maguire, which seems uncomfortable.

In addition to criticism of his footballing skills, Sun heard ill references to the 1958 Munich air disaster in which seven Manchester United players were killed.

Maguire was grilled for almost two hours by a prosecutor on the neighboring island of Syros on Saturday morning after spending two nights in a cell there.

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is leaving the court after being told he can return to England despite holding a hearing Tuesday over his alleged role in attacking three police officers during a night out with friends on the Greek island of Mykonos had to receive

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is leaving the court after being told he can return to England despite holding a hearing Tuesday over his alleged role in attacking three police officers during a night out with friends on the Greek island of Mykonos had to receive

Maguire, who is believed to be backed by Chelsea star Ross Barkley, Love Island star Chris Hughes and snooker player Judd Trump, is said to have collected a £ 63,000 bill at the SantAnna Beach Club

Maguire, who is believed to be backed by Chelsea star Ross Barkley, Love Island star Chris Hughes and snooker player Judd Trump, is said to have collected a £ 63,000 bill at the SantAnna Beach Club

£ 85million England International, who spent two nights in a jail cell, was finally released from police custody after a closed hearing in a Greek court in Syros

£ 85million England International, who spent two nights in a jail cell, was finally released from police custody after a closed hearing in a Greek court in Syros

At the end of his performance, he was instructed to go home and that his lawyers could represent him when his hearing begins.

Maguire, who makes £ 190,000 a week, came out of court and was taken to a waiting van.

It is likely that he will have to disguise himself from his club and explain his behavior to officials, which could lead to his captain being withdrawn.

Local police spokeswoman Ioanna Rotziolou told MailOnline: “He is free to return to England. He can be represented by a lawyer on Tuesday (hearing). & # 39;

The £ 85million England international was arrested on Thursday evening in Mykonos with two unnamed friends, aged 28 and 29. They were also told that they would not have to appear at the Tuesday hearing and could return home.

According to legal sources, Maguire and his two friends were charged with aggravated assault and verbal assault.

Another charge of attempted bribery against a police officer was reportedly dropped but was denied by some police sources.

It was also revealed that two local lawyers originally representing Maguire had been replaced by two high-flying lawyers hired by Manchester United and flown in from Athens to represent him.

Eyewitnesses told MailOnline that the problems started in the Fabrika area of ​​Mykanos, which is full of bars and restaurants.

Maguire was seen walking down the steps of the courthouse on Saturday morning after a closed hearing

Maguire was seen walking down the steps of the courthouse on Saturday morning after a closed hearing

The £ 85million England International reportedly attacked police officers after his younger sister (pictured) was stabbed in the arm, according to local media reports

The £ 85million England International reportedly attacked police officers after his younger sister (pictured) was stabbed in the arm, according to local media reports

Maguire's sister Daisy (pictured) was then stabbed in the arm with a "sharp object" and Maguire stepped in to defend her, local media reports reported

Maguire's sister Daisy (pictured) was then stabbed in the arm with a "sharp object" and Maguire stepped in to defend her, local media reports reported

Harry Maguire (baseball cap) is escorted by plainclothes officers to the central police station on Syros Island, west of Mykonos, after he was arrested Thursday night for allegedly assaulting police officers on a noisy night

Harry Maguire (baseball cap) is escorted by plainclothes officers to the central police station on Syros Island, west of Mykonos, after he was arrested Thursday night for allegedly assaulting police officers on a noisy night

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire allegedly attacked police officers after his younger sister was stabbed in the arm, according to local media reports

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire allegedly attacked police officers after his younger sister was stabbed in the arm, according to local media reports

Maguire (center) left court wearing a navy baseball cap and shirt while putting on a face mask

Maguire (center) left court wearing a navy baseball cap and shirt while putting on a face mask

Maguire was seen freed by a Greek court after he and two other men were charged with aggravated assault, verbal assault and attempted bribery

Maguire leaves the court

Maguire was seen freed by a Greek court after he and two other men were charged with aggravated assault, verbal assault and attempted bribery

Maguire's attorney told Sky News that the soccer player denied all of the charges brought against him but did not specify the reasons

Maguire's attorney told Sky News that the soccer player denied all of the charges brought against him but did not specify the reasons

Maguire, wearing a baseball cap and a pair of Gucci sneakers, is being taken to the Syros Police Station after an hour-long boat ride to his new prison cell tonight

Maguire, wearing a baseball cap and a pair of Gucci sneakers, is being taken to the Syros Police Station after an hour-long boat ride to his new prison cell tonight

Maguire, wearing a baseball cap and a pair of Gucci sneakers, is being taken to the Syros Police Station after an hour-long boat ride to his new prison cell tonight

They claim a group of drunk British men started baiting Maguire and his team, Manchester United, and even pointed to the 1958 Munich air disaster when 23 of their players died in a plane crash on returning from a match.

Kafatos, who just wanted to give his last name, a local resident who witnessed the first fight in Fabrika before the police intervened, told MailOnline: “I'm a huge soccer fan and recognized Harry Maguire who was with a group of friends. They made a lot of noise and it seemed like they drank a lot.

& # 39; Another group of British men started abusing her, saying he was a trash footballer and was playing for a trash team. They also called it a refrigerator and I didn't really understand what they meant by that. & # 39;

Kafatos added, “Then there was a lot of shouting and swearing and they started fighting. It was a real mess. They threw beatings, kicked each other and rolled on the floor before the police came. & # 39;

Brit Sam Moore said: “This group of British boys had problems and was really abusive towards Maguire and his club.

“I could hear her sing about the Munich air disaster and say other hideous things. You could see they were about to fight Maguire. I don't know which soccer team they supported but they didn't like Manchester United, that much was obvious. & # 39;

A Manchester United spokesman said: "After appearing in court today, we will adjourn the case so the legal team can review the file.

& # 39; Harry pleaded not guilty to the charges. It would be inappropriate for the player or club to make any further comments while the legal process is in progress. & # 39;

Local media reports also claim that Maguire allegedly attacked the police after his younger sister was stabbed in the arm.

Maguire, father of two, was taken by plainclothes officers after an hour-long ferry ride to his new prison cell with the other two men at the Syros Police Station.

Police said two of their officers sustained facial injuries during the first scrap, after allegedly being knocked to the ground, beaten and kicked.

In a statement released Thursday afternoon, Mykonos police charged the three men with another violent confrontation after they were taken into custody. Upon arriving at the Mykonos Police Station, the men said they continued to resist, pushing and beating three police officers.

The statement also stated that "one of the detainees tried to offer money to keep the trial against her open" but did not name Maguire.

One of the three men involved in the alleged brawl was taken to Syros Island on Friday wearing a mask and dark sunglasses while hiding his face from the camera

One of the three men involved in the alleged brawl was taken to Syros Island on Friday wearing a mask and dark sunglasses while hiding his face from the camera

One of the three men involved in the alleged brawl was taken to Syros Island on Friday wearing a mask and dark sunglasses while hiding his face from the camera

The footage captured by Maguire's sister Daisy shows the group lounging in the sun in the SantAnna bar in Mykonos. Also present were United youngsters Marcus Rashford (22) and Brandon Williams (19) as well as Love Island star Chris Hughes (27) and snooker player Judd Trump (31)

The footage captured by Maguire's sister Daisy shows the group lounging in the sun in the SantAnna bar in Mykonos. Also present were United youngsters Marcus Rashford (22) and Brandon Williams (19) as well as Love Island star Chris Hughes (27) and snooker player Judd Trump (31)

Harry Maguire chats with friends by the pool on Thursday

Maguire was in the picture the previous Thursday as he kicked back drinks at a pool with Brandon Williams (right, seated to the left of the young woman) and Marcus Rashford (seated right).

Maguire (left) was in the picture the previous Thursday as he tossed drinks back by a pool with a Manchster United colleague Brandon Williams (right, seated to the left of the young woman) and Marcus Rashford (seated to her right).

Maguire was pictured in the Bonbonniere Bar in Mykonos on Thursday evening, sitting at a shisha table with other young men and women

Maguire was pictured in the Bonbonniere Bar in Mykonos on Thursday evening, sitting at a shisha table with other young men and women

Maguire was pictured in the Bonbonniere Bar in Mykonos on Thursday evening, sitting at a shisha table with other young men and women

Police said two groups of English were fighting outside Mykonos' Fabrica bar in the early hours of Friday morning and when they tried to intervene they were rounded off by three men including the middle half.

Once the brawl was resolved, one of the two groups – the soccer players – began to abuse officers. There were several police officers there. At one point one of the three members of the group – they were 27, 28 and 29 years old – threw a punch at one of the police officers and a fight ensued. & # 39; Petros Vassilakis, said a police spokesman.

All three were arrested, but during the effort the other two, including the soccer player, also became violent. They knocked down at least two police officers, punched them with their fists, and kicked them. & # 39; The police spokesman continued.

“I can't tell you what they told us. All English swear words against the authorities and against the work of the police. All three, including the soccer player, are being held in the Mykonos cell. You will appear before a public prosecutor on Syros Island later today on charges of aggravated assault. & # 39;

Maguire's poolside party on Thursday included snooker player Judd Trump

Maguire's poolside party on Thursday included Marcus Rashford and Brandon Williams

Maguire's poolside party on Thursday included snooker player Judd Trump (left) and fellow footballers Marcus Rashford and Brandon Williams (right).

In an official statement, the Greek police said: “Three foreign nationals aged 27, 28 and 29 were arrested in Mykonos by police from the Mykonos Police Department.

"Police patrolling the Mykonos area intervened and normalized a dispute between citizens. However, three foreigners involved in the incident turned on them, insulted and punched a police officer.

The three foreigners were taken to the Mykonos Police Station, where they resisted heavily upon arrival and three policemen hit and beat them.

One of the detainees then tried to offer money so that the trial against them would not be completed. The arrested (men) were taken to the Syros Public Prosecutor's Office. & # 39;

Manchester United said in a statement: & # 39; The club is aware of an alleged incident involving Harry Maguire in Mykonos on Thursday night.

& # 39; Contact has been made with Harry and he is working fully with the Greek authorities.

"We will not comment further at this point."

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