Gareth Southgate Includes Harry Maguire In His England Squad Despite Court Case

Harry Maguire’s name has shown up in Gareth Southgate's squad to face Iceland and Denmark next month despite assault and bribery accusations.

The England boss just had to call-up his under-fire central defender despite the Manchester United skipper's court case in Greece on Tuesday.

And Southgate has indeed included Maguire, who is still waiting to hear the verdict from Tuesday's tour hearing in Syros.

Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips got his first call-up by Southgate following a string of impressive displays in his club's promotion season.

As expected, Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood have been handed their maiden call-ups by the England manager, while Kyle Walker has been handed a recall.

However, Jack Grealish has been overlooked again despite his excellent form for Aston Villa last season.

Grealish, infamously, flouted isolation rules during lockdown which may have had an influence on Southgate's decision.

There is also no James Maddison while John Stones, who has become a bit-part player at Manchester City, has also been omitted.


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Danny Ings has earned a recall, as has Eric Dier after winning his place back at Tottenham under Jose Mourinho.

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