sport news Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wary Harry Maguire's Mykonos nightmare may be a distraction

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he will monitor Harry Maguire to make sure he can stay as captain with fears Mykonos nightmare may be a distraction for the England defender Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes Harry Maguire can put his Mykonos trouble aside Maguire, 27, was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days He was found guilty of assaulting police, verbal abuse and attempted bribery Maguire will stay as United captain but Solskjaer will monitor his performances 

By Chris Wheeler for MailOnline

Published: 10:27 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 13:22 BST, 18 September 2020

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 will monitor Harry Maguire to make sure he is able to remain as captain following his arrest ordeal in Mykonos.

Maguire has launched an appeal after he was found guilty of assaulting police, verbal abuse and attempted bribery following an incident on holiday on the Greek island, but it could take more than a year to come to court.

Solskjaer has stood by his skipper – who admitted he feared for his life during his arrest by plain-clothed police – and let him keep the armband, but admits the issue is bound to be on Maguire’s mind.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed Harry Maguire to focus on football after his Mykonos trouble

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed Harry Maguire to focus on football after his Mykonos trouble

Maguire was given a 21-month suspended sentence on the Greek island of Syros last month

Maguire was given a 21-month suspended sentence on the Greek island of Syros last month

‘Knowing Harry, he's a very strong character so hopefully he can put that apart,’ said the United manager.

‘But naturally as a human

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