Wales boss Ryan Giggs arrested on suspicion of assault as Man Utd legend released on bail
WALES, November 3, 2020- Wales manager and Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has been arrested on suspicion of assault.
The Football Association of Wales issued a statement on Monday night confirming they are aware of an allegation against Giggs, first reported in The Sun.
The newspaper say police were called to the 46-year-old’s home on Sunday night after receiving reports of a disturbance.
Giggs was arrested and questioned on suspicion of actual bodily harm and assault.
A statement from Greater Manchester Police read: “Police were called at 10.05pm 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.”
He was arrested and released on bail pending enquiries.
Wales were due to name their squad on Tuesday ahead of November matches against the USA, Ireland and Finland. That announcement has now been cancelled.
A statement from the Welsh FA read: “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.”
A representative for Giggs told the Mirror: “Mr Giggs denies all allegations of assault made against him. He is cooperating with the police and will continue to assist them with their ongoing investigations.” (www.walesonline.co.uk)