EPL star arrested for child sex offences

English Premier League

A Premier League star has reportedly been arrested over alleged child sex offences.

According to the Daily Mail, an English top-flight player, who has not been named due to an ongoing investigation, was arrested on Friday after police raided his home earlier this month looking for evidence. 

Per The Sun, a source revealed that "several items were seized by cops" and that the player "was questioned in relation to very serious offences". 

"Officers arrested a man on Friday, 16 July 2021, on suspicion of child sex offences" a statement issued by the Greater Manchester Police read.

"He is on police bail pending further enquiries."

Read: Bayern and Chelsea to swap stars? 

While the identity of the player in question and the club he represents remains unknown for legal reasons, it is understood that his club has released a statement, saying they "can confirm it has 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." 

Scroll through the gallery below to see 10 transfers that were confirmed on the weekend 

 

Arsenal confirm second 21/22 signing

FIFA's 5 shocking new rules revealed?

Arsenal's six-man wishlist revealed?

comments