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Premier League footballer ‘arrested on suspicion of rape’ of woman in her 20s

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An international footballer who plays in the Premier League has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of rape.

Metropolitan Police arrested a 29-year-old man at an address in Barnet, London, on Monday after receiving a report of a rape of a woman in her 20s.

Officers said the incident was alleged to have happened in June and they were continuing to investigate the circumstances.

The arrested person cannot be named for legal reasons.

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