It has been confirmed that a Premier League player has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences.
The 31-year-old man was arrested on Friday and has been bailed while police continue to investigate the allegations.
In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: "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."
As yet unnamed publicly, the player's club confirmed that he has been suspended pending the investigation.
They added: "The club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at this time."
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