Manchester United & # 39; s academy Nicky Butt held by the police after an alleged domestic incident
- Manchester United & # 39; s head of the academy Nicky Butt was arrested Tuesday
- Former midfielder Butt was detained by the police after an alleged domestic incident
- His arrest came only a few hours before the United match with Barcelona at the Nou Camp
Manchester United faces enormous shame after the Nicky Butt academy head was arrested.
Sportsmail understands that the 44-year-old was detained by the police on Tuesday afternoon, hours before United Barcelona in their crunch Champions League quarter-final took over second leg, following an alleged domestic incident. Butt remained in custody tonight.
The United and Greater Manchester police both declined to comment.
Nicky Butt came to the Manchester United training ground at Carrington on Monday
However, the news comes on a terrible day for the famous class of & # 39; 92 – after fellow member Paul Scholes was sued by the Football Association allegedly breaking their betting rules.
Butt, who did 387 performances for the club between 1992 and 2004, was appointed head of the academy in 2016 and is credited with the rise of the will of Marcus Rashford.
He is considered a highly regarded former professional who, in his coveted role, is accused of setting an example for the young talent of the Premier League giants.
The news came as an unwelcome distraction for United, prior to their visit to the Nou Camp.
It is clear that officials at the club, who focused on a hugely important night for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his men in Catalonia, tried to establish details of what had taken place.
Butt won six Premier League titles, three FA Cups and a UEFA Champions League, after making his debut for United in 1992.
He also played for Newcastle United and Birmingham City and has 39 English hats. Butt, born and raised in the suburb of Gorton, married Shelley Barlow in 2008. The couple has two children.
Paul Scholes was charged with misconduct by the FA on Tuesday after placing 140 bets
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