Manchester United and England star Harry Maguire is shocked after being threatened with a bomb blast.
Cheshire Police with sniffer dogs were sent to his home where Maguire lives with his girlfriend Fern Hawkins and their two daughters.
The investigation is ongoing, according to police.
Maguire received the threat in an email stating that a bomb had been hidden in his home.
Manchester United are in dire straits with a 4-0 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool on Tuesday night.
The club have today appointed Erik ten Hag as their new permanent manager, with the Ajax boss set to arrive in the summer.
Maguire and other Manchester United players regularly receive death threats on social media but the latest threat from the blast has become alarming.
As the club’s captain and in poor form, Maguire has often faced criticism.
Maguire and his family are understood to have been shocked by the bomb threat sent to them.
Manchester United have not yet commented on the incident.