Harry Maguire included in England squad as assault trial continues in Greece

Harry Maguire has been included in Gareth Southgate’s first England squad of 2020 amid a trial in a Greek court over charges following an alleged altercation with police.

The Manchester United defender will be part of the group for next month’s Nations League fixtures against Iceland and Denmark.

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Other notable inclusions are Manchester City’s Phil Foden, Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood and Leeds United’s Kalvin Phillips.

Southampton forward Danny Ings, the highest scoring English player last season, and goalkeeper Dean Henderson, back at Manchester United after his loan to Sheffield United, are both handed received call-ups.

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish misses out though, as does Burnley’s James Tarkowski.

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain miss out through injury, as does Chelsea’s Ross Barkley.

Maguire, 27, will be involved however, after pleading not guilty to charges and his release from police custody following his arrest in Mykonos and two nights spent in a cell.

Maguire was on holiday with his family after United handed the squad two weeks off with the next competitive fixture slated for 19 September in the 2020/21 Premier League opener against Crystal Palace.

England squad in full

Tammy Abraham (Chelsea), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Danny Ings (Southampton), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Michael Keane (Everton), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Declan Rice (West Ham United), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur)

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