Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault.
The Premier League club responded on Sunday morning after graphic images were published on social media, as well as an audio clip posted by Greenwood’s partner that purported to feature the Manchester United striker.
“We are aware of images and allegations circulating on social media,” a Red Devils spokesperson said.
“We will not make any further comment until the facts have been established. Manchester United does not condone violence of any kind.”
A spokesperson for the Greater Manchester Police confirmed on Sunday evening that “a man in his 20s” had been arrested.
They did not name Greenwood but the statement about the investigation was given after inquiries about him were made.
News of the arrest comes after Manchester United suspended Mason Greenwood from training and matches ‘until further notice.’
On Sunday morning, a video, audio recordings and photos were posted on a woman’s Instagram alleging that Greenwood had assaulted her.
The woman’s social media profile was later deleted, but the aforementioned content was later posted on other platforms.
Greenwood has not responded to any of the woman’s allegations at the time of writing.
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