Leicester City’s record signing and Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife, Jamila.
He was quizzed at his £850,000 five-bedroom home in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, just hours after his side’s 2-0 win over Sunderland.
The Independent reported that Musa was arrested and released hours after the match. But he did not play a part in the match.
“A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday morning at his home address near Leicester on suspicion of common assault,” a spokesman for Leicestershire Police spokesman said.
Leicester City said that they were aware of the investigation, but confirmed that they will not be taking action against the player after the matter was closed.
“We are aware that Ahmed Musa has today cooperated with a police inquiry relating to a disturbance in the early hours of this morning,” a Leicester City spokesman said.
“’The inquiry has since been closed and no further action is to be taken.
“We see no reason for formal action internally, though Ahmed will be given the opportunity to discuss the matter with football management when the squad returns.”