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Harry Maguire strips off for a swim

Newly married Harry Maguire found himself in at the deep end on Friday as the under-fire footballer put a difficult season behind him while enjoying his picturesque Italian honeymoon with wife Fern Hawkins. 

While his teammates wearily return for pre-season training with new manager Erik Ten Hag, the Manchester United defender is enjoying an extended break on the Amalfi Coast after marrying long-term partner Fern in France last weekend. 

The couple had originally exchanged vows during a low-key service at Crewe Registry Office before arranging a more extravagant overseas ceremony for friends and family members with the grounds of a luxury 100-acre, £350-a-night 13th Century French Château.

Good times: Newly married Harry Maguire relaxed on the Amalfi Coast on Friday as he put a difficult season behind him while enjoying his picturesque Italian honeymoon with wife Fern Hawkins

Good times:  Newly married Harry Maguire relaxed on the Amalfi Coast on Friday as he put a difficult season behind him while enjoying his picturesque Italian honeymoon with wife Fern Hawkins

There she is: Fern caught the eye in a vibrant range minidress while relaxing with Harry on the Italian coast

There she is: Fern caught the eye in a vibrant range minidress while relaxing with Harry on the Italian coast 

Harry showed off his gym-honed physique as he went shirtless while going for a dip in a swimming pool alongside Fern.

The footballer sported a pair of navy swimming trunks as he made the most of the warm weather on the Italian coastline. 

Fern displayed her jaw-dropping figure in a bright orange bikini top which she wore with a matching mini skirt.

Displaying her bronzed tan, Fern let her brunette locks fall loose down her shoulders for the day as she spent some quality time with her beau.

Holiday: Harry showed off his gym-honed physique as he went shirtless while going for a dip in a swimming pool

Holiday: Harry showed off his gym-honed physique as he went shirtless while going for a dip in a swimming pool 

Casual: The footballer sported a pair of navy swimming trunks as he made the most of the warm weather on the Italian coastline

Trip: While his teammates wearily return for pre-season training with new manager Erik Ten Hag , the Manchester United defender is enjoying an extended break on the Amalfi Coast

Casual: The footballer sported a pair of navy swimming trunks as he made the most of the warm weather on the Italian coastline

Fern looked in good spirits as she glanced at her phone, undoubtedly receiving scores of well wishes from her nearest and dearest as she enjoys her honeymoon.

After his swim, Harry joined Fern on the deck chairs as the newlywed couple relaxed and worked on their tans. 

Harry flew out on the honeymoon with his new wife – but not before obtaining permission from his new boss Erik.

He is thought to have sought the blessing of Manchester United’s manager, who assured he can return to training late if need be.

Loved-up: Displaying her bronzed tan, Fern let her brunette locks fall loose down her shoulders for the day as she spent some quality time with her beau

Loved-up: Displaying her bronzed tan, Fern let her brunette locks fall loose down her shoulders for the day as she spent some quality time with her beau

Couple: Fern looked in good spirits as she glanced at her phone, undoubtedly receiving scores of well wishes from her nearest and dearest as she enjoys her honeymoon

Couple: Fern looked in good spirits as she glanced at her phone, undoubtedly receiving scores of well wishes from her nearest and dearest as she enjoys her honeymoon

Blessing: Harry flew out on the honeymoon with his new wife - but not before obtaining permission from his new boss Erik ten Hag

Blessing: Harry flew out on the honeymoon with his new wife – but not before obtaining permission from his new boss Erik ten Hag

Permission: He is thought to have sought the blessing of Manchester United's manager, who assured he can return to training late if need be

Permission: He is thought to have sought the blessing of Manchester United’s manager, who assured he can return to training late if need be

Laid back: After his swim, Harry joined Fern on the deck chairs as the newlywed couple relaxed and worked on their tans

Laid back: After his swim, Harry joined Fern on the deck chairs as the newlywed couple relaxed and worked on their tans

A club insider told The Mirror: ‘He does not have to return until next week even though Ekin ten Hag wanted them in early. Harry always keeps in shape and was out jogging with Jordan Pickford in France.’

Harry’s representative told MailOnline: ‘The club are fully aware. Nor does he have to ask for permission as he is still in his agreed holiday period.’

After the wedding, the couple both shared a look at their big day on social media.

Fern shared a romantic new snap from the pair’s fairytale ceremony on Saturday at a luxury 100-acre, £350-a-night 13th Century French château.

A club insider said: 'He does not have to return until next week even though Ekin ten Hag wanted them in early'

A club insider said: ‘He does not have to return until next week even though Ekin ten Hag wanted them in early’

They added: Harry always keeps in shape and was out jogging with Jordan Pickford in France'

They added: Harry always keeps in shape and was out jogging with Jordan Pickford in France’

Harry's representative told MailOnline: 'The club are fully aware. Nor does he have to ask for permission as he is still in his agreed holiday period'

Harry’s representative told MailOnline: ‘The club are fully aware. Nor does he have to ask for permission as he is still in his agreed holiday period’

Nuptials: After the wedding, the couple both shared a look at their big day on social media

Nuptials: After the wedding, the couple both shared a look at their big day on social media

Luxury: Fern shared a romantic new snap from the pair's fairytale ceremony on Saturday at a luxury 100-acre, £350-a-night 13th Century French château

Luxury: Fern shared a romantic new snap from the pair’s fairytale ceremony on Saturday at a luxury 100-acre, £350-a-night 13th Century French château

Romantic: Fern was all smiles as she chatted to her husband while enjoying the sunshine

Romantic: Fern was all smiles as she chatted to her husband while enjoying the sunshine 

Fern wowed in a thigh-split, tulle and off-the-shoulder wedding dress with sparkling embellishments as she held hands with the England defender.

She captioned the snap: ‘25.06.2022 I married the love of my life.’

He shared the first snap of their wedding to his Instagram page on Saturday afternoon.

Harry and Fern shared a sweet kiss at the altar after being declared man and wife, with guests including fellow England star Jordan Pickford and his wife Megan in attendance.

Proposal: Harry proposed to Fern in February 2018 during a romantic holiday to Paris

Proposal: Harry proposed to Fern in February 2018 during a romantic holiday to Paris

Love: Fern, who like Harry is from Sheffield, said the footballer had made her the 'happiest girl in the world' after asking for her hand in marriage

Delay: The pair waited until after the Covid-19 pandemic to walk down the aisle

Love: Fern, who like Harry is from Sheffield, said the footballer had made her the ‘happiest girl in the world’ after asking for her hand in marriage

Tying the knot: Fern wowed in a thigh-split, tulle and off-the-shoulder wedding dress with sparkling embellishments as she held hands with the England defender

Tying the knot: Fern wowed in a thigh-split, tulle and off-the-shoulder wedding dress with sparkling embellishments as she held hands with the England defender

Dance: The couple's first dance was to the singer's smash hit Little Bit Of Love, which was watched by their celebrity pals including Jack Grealish and Sasha Attwood

Dance: The couple’s first dance was to the singer’s smash hit Little Bit Of Love, which was watched by their celebrity pals including Jack Grealish and Sasha Attwood

No expense spared: The couple, who started dating 11 years ago, treated their friends and family to a lavish £500,000 wedding bash

No expense spared: The couple, who started dating 11 years ago, treated their friends and family to a lavish £500,000 wedding bash

Earlier this week, Harry and Fern shared an insight into their wedding reception which featured a live performance from Tom Grennan.

The couple’s first dance was to the singer’s smash hit Little Bit Of Love, which was watched by their celebrity pals including Jack Grealish and Sasha Attwood.

A clip of the dance was shared to Instagram by Fern, who lovingly gazed at her new husband as they slow danced to the track.

Jack’s model girlfriend Sasha shared a series of snaps from the bash to her Instagram Stories, as the couples posed together on the dance floor.

Nuptials: The couple sent out invitations in pink and white boxes with 'a fancy bow' on top

Nuptials: The couple sent out invitations in pink and white boxes with ‘a fancy bow’ on top

Career: Harry came through the youth system at Sheffield United and graduated to the first team in 2011

Career: Harry came through the youth system at Sheffield United and graduated to the first team in 2011 

Success: He totalled 166 professional games for the club and was Player of the Year three times

Success: He totalled 166 professional games for the club and was Player of the Year three times

Ahead of the do, Fern removed the sleeves from her now-strapless wedding gown to transform the look into an evening dress.

She sipped on a drink mixed with Coco-Cola while Sasha held a glass of wine during the boozy celebration as they took to the dance floor together.

Sasha captioned her gallery of snaps: ‘One of my beautiful besties and her soulmate got married. Thank you for the most amazing few days.

She added: ‘It was perfect from start to finish , wish you guys a lifetime of happiness. Fern you looked completely breathtaking. We love you xxx.’

 

Soulmates: After the wedding, the couple both shared a look at their big day on social media

Soulmates: After the wedding, the couple both shared a look at their big day on social media

Squad! Harry and Fern shared an insight into their wedding reception which featured a live performance from Tom Grennan (pictured with Jack Grealish and Sasha Attwood)

Squad! Harry and Fern shared an insight into their wedding reception which featured a live performance from Tom Grennan (pictured with Jack Grealish and Sasha Attwood)

Hugging it out: Sasha and her 'bestie' Fern cuddled in a couple of the snaps as they held each other on the dance floor

Hugging it out: Sasha and her 'bestie' Fern cuddled in a couple of the snaps as they held each other on the dance floor

Hugging it out: Sasha and her ‘bestie’ Ferne cuddled in a couple of the snaps as they held each other on the dance floor

Sasha and her ‘bestie’ Fern cuddled in a couple of the snaps as they held each other on the dance floor.

The L’Oreal ambassador also teased a glimpse at the wedding decor, as she shared a snap at a beautifully laid out table with ornate plates, napkins and table decorations.

The table featured an incredible floral centre piece using a variety of different roses as well as dinner candles in elegant holders.

Fern herself also shared a look at some of the flower displays, while also posting a snap with her new husband as they sat down to dinner.

Harry proposed to Fern in February 2018 during a romantic holiday to Paris and the pair waited until after the Covid-19 pandemic to walk down the aisle. 

Fern, who like Harry is from Sheffield, said the footballer had made her the ‘happiest girl in the world’ after asking for her hand in marriage. 

Pose! Jack and Sasha posed for a snap with their pals Jordan Pickford and his wife Megan

Pose! Jack and Sasha posed for a snap with their pals Jordan Pickford and his wife Megan

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