Manchester United player Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion rape and assault as part of an ongoing police investigation into allegations made on social media this weekend.
The 20-year-old, an England international, has also been suspended by his club and remains in police custody as enquiries continue.
It follows a post shared to Instagram featuring pictures and videos which showed a young woman with a number of injuries.
A police spokesman said: ‘Greater Manchester Police was made aware earlier today (Sunday 30 January) of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.
‘An investigation was launched and following enquiries we can confirm a man in his 20s has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault.
‘He remains in custody for questioning. Enquiries are ongoing.