This Friday, Greater Manchester police arrested a 31-year-old Everton footballer on suspicion of sex crimes against minors, according to the British press. Hours later, it transpired that he is a star with international experience. The player was released on bail and his club has suspended him while the police force continues with the investigation. The name, for legal reasons, cannot be shared.
A source consulted by the Daily Mail states that “several articles were seized by the police”, as well as affirming that “he was interrogated in relation to very serious crimes”. Since the time of his arrest, the house has been raided in search of evidence. Meanwhile, after his release, he returned to his home on the same Friday night. It should be noted that the only two Everton footballers who are 31 are Fabian Delph and Gylfi Sigurdsson
The Greater Manchester Police, a county whose capital is Manchester, shared the following statement: “Agents arrested a 31-year-old man on Friday, July 16, 2021 on suspicion of sex crimes against minors. He is on police bail pending further investigation.”
The player’s team dressing room was devastated when the news was known and the protagonist “has collapsed” when the club suspended him, according to the previous source. While the agent of the footballer, international with his selection, declined to make any statement on Monday night after being contacted by the English press.
Another connoisseur of the situation, consulted by the Mirror in this case, add the following: “This has caused a shock tremendous. Any suspected crime involving children is taken very seriously from the moment the accusation is made. Clearly this case must be investigated thoroughly. Accusations of this nature will cause quite a stir in the club, the fans and the general public. Now we must wait to see where the investigation takes us. “This latest newspaper also notes that the footballer has earned a fortune in salaries and has moved multimillion dollar amounts in terms of transfer fees.
“Everton can confirm that we have suspended a player from the first team, pending the police investigation. The club will continue to support the authorities with their investigation and will not make any further comment at this time, “was the public reaction of the team in question in the words of a spokesperson.