A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences, at the same time, Everton release a statement about suspending their player for Police investigation.
The footballer was arrested last week at his home. This guy is a famous player for both his club and national team.
So far, none English press site revealed the name.
Police have released a statement declaring that the star was arrested last week.
The statement, from Greater Manchester Police, read: “Officers arrested a 31-year-old man on Friday 16 July 2021 on suspicion of child sex offences.
“He is on police bail pending further enquiries.”
The player’s club have confirmed to Mirror Football that he has been suspended.
They said: “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.
“This has caused a massive shock.”
“Any suggestion of allegations of offences involving a child are rightly taken seriously from the point they are made.”
The insider added: “Clearly this matter must be fully investigated. Allegations of this nature will cause a considerable amount of alarm among everyone within the club, the fans, and the wider public.
“This is now a case of waiting to see where the investigation takes us.”
So far, Twitter are mentioning one name: Gylfi Sigurdsson. The player is sharing some similarities with the description: 31 year-old, married.
At the same time, Sigurdsson’s club, Everton, also released a statement about suspending one of its player: