The Premier League star has been arrested for child sex offenses

The Premier League star has been arrested for child sex offenses

Police said the footballer was arrested and later released on bail.© AFP

A Premier League footballer who plays for Everton has been arrested for child sex offenses, UK police said on Tuesday. The player – who is yet to be named – was arrested on Friday before being interviewed by officials, the AFP news agency reported. They released him on bail. “Officials arrested a man on Friday 16 July 2021 on charges of child sex offenses. They have paid police bail pending further investigation,” Manchester City Police said in a statement on Tuesday.

Everton FC confirmed in a statement that the player has been suspended.

“Everton can confirm that a first-team player has been suspended pending a police investigation,” the club said in a statement.


“The club will continue to assist the authorities in their inquiries and will not make any further statements for the time being,” he added.

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