Nigerian International, Ahmed Musa, was arrested on Tuesday night few hours after Leicester City’s victory over Sunderland. Musa who was not included in the matchday squad to face Sunderland was arrested after an altercation with his wife led to the police being called to his home on Tuesday night. The Leicester City forward was not at home when the police arrived, but was later arrested that same night at about 1:00 AM.
A Leicestershire Police spokesman said: “A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday morning at his home address near Leicester on suspicion of common assault.”
Meanwhile, Musa was later released on Wednesday without charge. Leicester City football club also confirmed that they are not aware of the investigation and would also not be taking any action against the Nigerian born forward.
“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.”