Premier League player arrested over alleged child sex offences

Premier League player arrested over alleged child sex offences

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

The player, whose identity has not been revealed due to legal reasons, is a regular at international level. He was arrested by Greater Manchester Police on Friday and has been released on police bail.

“Officers arrested a 31-year-old man on Friday 16 July 2021 on suspicion of child sex offences,” read a statement from the police force.

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“He is on police bail pending further enquiries.”

The player’s club, also unnamed, said in a statement to the Mirror: “The club 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.”

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