By Daniel Davis For Mailonline
Published: 01:29 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 02:29 BST, 4 September 2020
Harry Maguire made a personal attempt to convince Gareth Southgate to recall him to the England squad after his successful appeal against his conviction, according to reports.
It has been claimed the 27-year-old called the Three Lions boss in a late bid to change his mind after being removed from the group that will face Iceland and Denmark in the Nations League.
But The Sun report that Southgate ultimately decided against shuffling his pack once again and chose to side with unsure FA chiefs.
Harry Maguire attempted to convince Gareth Southgate to recall him to the England squad
Southgate had removed Maguire from the group after the defender's guilty verdict in Greece
Southgate is even believed to have been approached by members of his own coaching staff, who asked to reinstate Maguire