A leading Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of rape and taken into custody by the Metropolitan police.
The 29-year-old was detained in the early hours of Monday and is being questioned by officers. A statement from Scotland Yard said that the alleged offence occurred last month.
“On 4 July an allegation of rape of a woman in her 20s was reported to police,” it read. “It was reported the alleged rape happened in June 2022.
“On 4 July a 29-year-old man was arrested at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody where he remains. Inquiries into…