sport news Gareth Southgate plans on recalling Harry Maguire into England squad next month

Gareth Southgate plots Harry Maguire recall into England squad next month after dropping defender following guilty verdict in Greek court case Gareth Southgate dropped Harry Maguire from squad after guilty verdict defender is appealing the ruling and there will be retrial   England manager said he has been in constant contact with Maguire recently  He plans on bringing centre-back into the fold for his country next month  

By Press Association Reporter

Published: 14:57 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 14:57 BST, 4 September 2020

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Gareth Southgate plans to bring Harry Maguire back into the England set-up next month having withdrawn the defender from this squad following his Greek court case.

Four days after his arrest in the early hours of August 21 following an alleged incident on the island of Mykonos, the 27-year-old defender was found guilty of assaulting a police officer, swearing, resisting arrest and bribery.

Maguire maintains his innocence and has lodged an appeal with the Greek court system, with the captain saying he feared for his life during his arrest.

Gareth Southgate is planning on bringing Harry Maguire (left) back in October

Gareth Southgate is planning on bringing Harry Maguire (left) back in October 

The England manager withdrew Maguire from his squad amid his Greek legal issues

The England manager withdrew Maguire from his squad amid his Greek legal issues 

United have said the appeal nullifies the ruling in a Greek court and means the defender has no criminal record ahead of a full retrial after he was handed a 21-month suspended prison sentence.

The defender will not be involved in England's upcoming Nations League double-header against Iceland and Denmark, with Southgate withdrawing him from the squad after the initial verdict was made.

Asked if he has been in

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