Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday confirmed that defender Harry Maguire will retain captain’s armband. England centre-back was discovered responsible below Greek regulation of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated makes an attempt of bribery after an altercation with police on the Greek island of Mykonos, however his 21 months and 10 days jail sentence was suspended, reported.

Maguire has since lodged an appeal and is expected to have a retrial, whereas the Greek prosecutor has criticised him for refusing to apologise for the incident.

“After all, Harry, as you mentioned, had a troublesome summer time. He did not have a protracted break. His break was totally different to others as we gave him a number of extra days and, after, he is come again and regarded wonderful,” Solskjaer mentioned in an interview to membership’s official web site.

“He is dealt with it rather well and, in fact, I will be right here to help him. He’s going to be our captain. We’ll simply depart Harry and his folks and the method to run. For me, he’s a high, an absolute high human being and has at all times been a constructive man with the fitting values. So I actually hope we will see Harry acting at his greatest,” he added.

In the meantime, United midfielder Paul Pogba has been forced to miss training sessions after testing positive for Covid-19 because the Pink Devils put together for the brand new season.

However the Norwegian is assured the France star will return to full health and hopes to have the ability to embody him of their opening recreation of the season.


“Paul’s had a few coaching classes so he is misplaced out on a number of classes due to the virus, in fact. However Paul is fast to get match. After all, he labored actually exhausting to get again after lockdown final time and performed nearly all of the video games. Hopefully, he’ll be prepared for subsequent weekend. I’m not 100 per cent positive although,” he mentioned.

United’s Premier League marketing campaign will start subsequent week after they welcome Crystal Palace to Previous Trafford. 

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