According to the Daily Mail, the player is in his 20s and is currently being held in custody. This is in relation to an alleged attack that took place at the end of June. For legal reasons, the identity of the footballer cannot currently be disclosed. However, more information will likely surface in the coming days and week.
Another sex crime is being linked to a Premier League footballer, following the arrests of Mason Greenwood (and Yves Bissouma) in the past year. While the Man United star remains on bail for his alleged crime of rape, the new Spurs player has been cleared from any wrongdoing in relation to his sexual assault case. TalkSPORT reports that the man was released on bail.
A statement from the Metropolitan Police was released regarding the incident. It stated via the Daily Mail that “on 4 July, a report of rape against a woman in her 20s had been reported to police.
“It was reported that the alleged rape took place in June 2022. A 29-year old man was taken into custody on suspicion of rape after being arrested at Barnet address.
“Enquiries are ongoing.”
The availability of the player for the new season is unknown. He was also rumored to be taking part in the World Cup this year, which could be in danger due to these allegations.