Premier League Footballer Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Sex Offences, Club Suspends Player


A married Premier League footballer has been ARRESTED on suspicion of child sex offences.

The player, 31, has been suspended by his club while police investigate the allegations, according to the Daily Mail.

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He was arrested last Friday by Greater Manchester Police before being released on bail following a raid of his home this month.

Greater Manchester Police’s statement reads: “Officers arrested a 31-year-old man on Friday 16 July 2021 on suspicion of child sex offences.

“He is on police bail pending further enquiries.”

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A spokesman for his club said: “We can confirm we have suspended a first-team player pending a police investigation.

“The club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at this time.”

The player’s agent declined to comment.

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