Ryan Giggs has vehemently denied all allegations of assault after he was arrested on Sunday evening. The Wales boss and former Manchester United stalwart is accused of Actual Bodily Harm against his partner but, in a statement, he denies any wrongdoing.
Ryan Giggs Denies Allegations of Assault After Arrest
What Allegedly Happened?
Police were called to Giggs’ home on Sunday evening at around 10 pm after complaints of a disturbance on the property. He was later questioned and arrested by Greater Manchester Police under suspicion of Actual Bodily Harm and Assault.
The Police then questioned the 13-time Premier League winner before releasing him on bail, pending further investigations.
After The Sun reported the news late on Monday evening, a host of interested parties released statements about the incident. The 46-year old was quick to deny any allegations made against him.
A statement released on behalf of the Wales manager read: “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.”
Other Key Quotes
Greater Manchester Police released a statement following The Sun’s report. It 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.”
The Wales squad were to due meet next week, however, this will no longer happen. The FA of Wales, (FAW) also released a statement after the news broke. It 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.”
Wales were expected to compete in the Nations League against Finland and the Republic of Ireland.