Harry Maguire has 'no regrets' over Mykonos incident in 2020
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Manchester United and England defender Harry Maguire has revealed he has 'no regrets' over the incident in Mykonos in 2020 ahead of the World Cup.
Maguire, 29, spent one night in a cell for allegedly attacking police after a fight whilst on holiday with his family.
Now he's revisited the incident in an interview ahead of the World Cup
Maguire spoke to The Times about the incident and claims that he has 'no regrets' over his handling of the situation and eluded that people don't know the full story.
“Some people will believe me, some people won’t,” he told The Times. “But one thing I would say about Mykonos is that I have no regrets.
“I don’t worry about what the outcome is going to be. I don’t worry about anything to do with it because my conscience is so clear about what happened that night.
"The people who were there that night, there were nine of us, we all understand what went on and what happened.”
Details have become much clearer over time, but the original story read that Maguire was later found guilty for assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and attempted bribery while on holiday on the Greek island back in August 2020.
He was then handed a 21-month suspended sentence despite the fact he has protested that he was protecting his sister Daisy while on holiday with his family and friends, including his now wife, Fern Hawkins.
Maguire claims that an unknown substance was seen being put into Daisy's drink and an altercation occurred as a result.
Things escalated when he tried to take his sister to a hospital, he claims he was instead taken to a police station where he was beaten while fearing he would be part of a kidnap plot and then tried to flee the scene.
Maguire's rise to prominence began following the 2018 World Cup in Russia, in which he was vital for England getting to the semi-finals.
A year later he became the world's most expensive defender in history as he made the move to United.
After a good start, his form began to dip during the season that saw games played behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's continued ever since 2020.
This season has seen him fall to being United's fourth choice centre back under Erik ten Hag, who's preferred a pairing of Raphael Varane and summer signing Lisandro Martinez.
Maguire has only started three league games this season and has only featured nine times in all competitions.
It seems his time at United is coming to an end, with the latest reports suggesting he will be sold next summer as part of a rebuild under Ten Hag.
But, for now, he is still a United player and will be part of England's squad in Qatar, whether people like it or not.