Manchester United's Harry Maguire received a bomb threat to his home
The home of the Red Devils' skipper Harry Maguire has been threatened with a bomb.
Cheshire Police were notified of the threat and performed a search of the England international's residence on Thursday afternoon.
Maguire and his fiancee Fern Hawkins have two small children.
A spokesman forMan Utd
's center-back said:
"In the last 24 hours, Harry has received a serious threat to his family home.
"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.
"He will continue to prepare for this weekend's fixture as normal and we will not be commenting in any further detail at this time."
A statement from
Cheshire Police read:
"On Wednesday 20 April, Cheshire Police were called to reports of a bomb threat at an address in the Wilmslow area.
"No evacuations took place, but as a precautionary measure a police explosives dog has attended the address this afternoon, Thursday 21 April, to conduct a search of the gardens and surrounding area."
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