Premier League Footballer ‘Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape’

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An “internationally renowned” Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of rape.

The player, who is in his late 20s, was arrested in north London is currently in custody and is being questioned over an alleged attack which is said to have taken place last month. 

Scotland Yard confirmed in a statement that the player had been taken into custody on Monday.

“On 4 July, an allegation of rape of a woman in her 20s was reported to police, it was reported the alleged rape happened in June 2022. The man had been arrested “at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody where he remains, enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

The Telegraph have contacted the players’ club, who have declined to comment on the arrest.

The 2022/23 Premier League season will have its mid-season break for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November and December.

It is unclear if the player will take part in his club’s pre-season schedule, with the Premier League season set to begin on August 5.

According to the report, the player was also due to feature for his country at the World Cup in Qatar, which gets underway on November 21.

2022/23 English football calendar key dates

Premier League season beginsAugust 6
FIFA international breaksSept. 19-27, 2022;
Nov. 14–Dec. 18, 2022
March 20-28, 2023
EFL Cup finalFebruary 26, 2023
Premier League season endsMay 28, 2023
UEFA Europa League finalMay 31, 2023
FA Cup finalJune 3, 2023
UEFA Europa Conference League finalJune 7, 2023
UEFA Champions League finalJune 10, 2023
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