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Manchester United defender Harry Maguire will be recalled into the England set-up for next month’s international break having been withdrawn from the current squad following his Greek court case.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. AFP or licensors Maguire was arrested after an incident in Mykonos and stood trial days later Maguire maintains his innocence and lodged an appeal with the Greek court system, with the Manchester United captain saying he feared for his life during his arrest. 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. England boss Gareth Southgate withdrew Maguire from his squad after the initial verdict was made, with the centre-back to miss upcoming Nations League clashes against Iceland and Denmark – which are LIVE on talkSPORT! With the appeal wiping Maguire’s criminal record his return to the international frame has been mooted, and Southgate confirmed talks have been held with Maguire over a recall to the England squad. Wayne Rooney backs Harry Maguire over Mykonos arrest and trial – Harry is not that character, he’s not that type of person goss Arsenal news live: Moment Sanchez regretted leaving, Sokratis to reject massive payday GOSS Liverpool news live: How Messi announcement will affect Reds, defender to go on loan goss Man United news live: Sancho deal still alive, fans see sign in available shirt number Blues news Chelsea transfer news live: Havertz actual fee revealed, Man United star linked NEWS Messi confirms he will stay at Barcelona, Havertz exits Germany camp, Sanchez’s regret game on Iceland vs England live: UEFA Nations League action as Three Lions eye revenge EMOTION Lionel Messi reveals seven-year-old son cried and pleaded with him to stay at Barca going nowhere Messi confirms he will stay at Barcelona, but takes aim at president d-day Cole reveals how close he came to joining Liverpool as Torres replacement in 2011 roo wrath Olly Murs reveals how Rooney caned him for being late for Soccer Aid training “We’ve been in touch right the way through the last two-and-a-half weeks,” said Southgate. “It’s clearly been a really difficult period for him and I think the last few days have been very important for him to relax, get away from all the attention and get a rest. Absolutely we will involve him in October.” Southgate was also asked about the chances of Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden and Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood facing Iceland and, although he did not offer any hints about selection, he did say he would have no qualms about playing any of the youngsters in his squad. “Based on everything we’ve seen on the training pitch we’d have no hesitation in playing any of the players with us. Getty Images – Getty Man City starlet Foden could win his debut England cap on Saturday “Since we’ve been in camp and got on the training pitch the players have adapted. “The young players coming in have no fear. They adapt very quickly and add to the level of competition. “It is great to be back on the football pitch, that’s for sure. “I have actually been really pleased with the (fitness) level the players are at. We’ve got guys who only finished playing a few weeks ago who are up to match fitness.” Play our new talkSPORT Selector game NOW! Simply pick one winning Premier League team each Gameweek and you could win a share of £10,000. 18+ Full terms and conditions apply. BeGambleAware.Org.,
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