Wales’ manager Ryan Giggs arrested on “suspicion” of assaulting his gilrfriend

Manchester United hero Ryan Giggs has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend, it is reported.

The iconic former United player is said to have been arrested and released on police bail.

It is alleged he assaulted his girlfriend Kate Greville.

The police were called to the now Wales manager’s home in Worsley, near Manchester, after reports of a “disturbance”, The Sun reported.

A spokesperson for Mr Giggs said:

“He denies all allegations of assault made against him.

“He is co-operating with the police and will continue to assist them with their ongoing investigations.”

The former player was pictured leaving Pendleton police station yesterday afternoon.

He was driven away in a black Mercedes.

Greater Manchester Police said:

“Police were called at 10.05 pm on Sunday to reports of a disturbance.

“A woman in her 30s sustained minor injuries but did not require any treatment.

“A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of section 47 assault and section 39 common assault.”

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) cancelled a press conference scheduled for today (Tuesday).

Wales were to announce the squad for the friendly against the USA, and the Nations League fixtures with the Republic of Ireland and Finland.

An FAW spokesman said:

“The FAW is aware of an alleged incident involving the men’s national team manager Ryan Giggs.

“The FAW will be making no further comment at this current time.”


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