Premier League player arrested on suspicion of rape
A Premier League player has been arrested on suspicion of rape.
The player, who is in his late twenties, cannot be named for legal reasons.
He was arrested on Monday after a woman in her twenties reported an allegation of rape to the police.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson told Stats Perform: "On July 4, an allegation of rape of a woman in her 20s was reported to police.
"It was reported the alleged rape happened in June 2022.
"On July 4, a man was arrested at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody where he remains.
"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing."