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English Premier League Player Arrested for Rape

An un-named English Premier League player has been arrested on suspicion of rape. The player is however not suspended yet, he can “fulfil his professional commitments including permitted travel”, his club have said.

Un-named English Premier League Player Arrested for Rape

The man in his twenties, who has not been named, was arrested in London on 4 July over an alleged attack in June. He was then further arrested on suspicion of two incidents of rape in 2021 against another woman and was bailed until August 2021.

English Premier League Player Arrested For Rape
English Premier League Player Arrested for Rape

The English Premier League player however denied all the allegations. The player’s club which is also not named said: “We are aware of the allegations which are currently the subject of a police investigation.” “We have confirmed that the player denies the allegations and is on police bail pending the outcome of their enquiries.

There have been no charges laid and the player can fulfil his professional commitments including permitted travel. The club also said: “We take our commitments and responsibilities seriously and have followed our safeguarding policies and procedures.” “We will keep this matter under close consideration and will review further if circumstances change.” Manchester United player Mason Greenwood is also accused of similar offence is still out game even though he has been granted bail.

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