Harry Maguire

Former Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has sent a message of support to Manchester United can n  ptain Harry Maguire after receiving a bomb threat. 

Maguire received bomb threats on Thursday following United’s 4-0 loss at Anfield on Tuesday night. Cheshire Police said that officers had attended the England defender’s house on Thursday, where he lives with his fiancee Fern Hawkins and their two daughters.

“In the last 24 hours, Harry has received a serious threat to his family home,” a statement from Maguire’s spokesperson read.

“He has reported this to the police who are now looking into the matter. The safety of his family and those around him is obviously Harry’s number one priority.”

Ozil wrote on his Twitter account, “Just read the news about Harry Maguire … this is just insane.”

“Football can never ever be that serious to be threatening a player and his family. I’m shocked. Sometimes football brings out the worst in people. Hopefully, all people involved get punished.”

Maguire signed for United from Leicester City in August 2019 for a reported fee of £80m.

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