Manchester United will NOT suspend Nicky Butt

Manchester United will NOT suspend Nicky Butt after the academy coach and former English player have been arrested on suspicion of an attack on the woman

  • 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
  • The police responded to reports that a woman had been attacked in a house in Hale
  • It is clear that United will not suspend him from his position as a coach

Manchester United will not suspend Nicky Butt, who has protested strongly against his innocence after his arrest on suspicion of an attack.

The club's head of the academy was detained by the police on Tuesday afternoon and interviewed in custody following reports of an alleged incident in which a woman with a wink was left in Hale, Greater Manchester.

Butt was then saved until May 16. United declined to comment Sportsmail understands that he will remain in his position pending the outcome of the police investigation.

Nicky Butt came to the Manchester United training ground at Carrington on Monday

Nicky Butt came to the Manchester United training ground at Carrington on Monday

Butt, pictured in action against Leeds in 2000, played 12 years for Manchester United

Butt, pictured in action against Leeds in 2000, played 12 years for Manchester United

Butt, pictured in action against Leeds in 2000, played 12 years for Manchester United

Attorneys for Butt, 44, released a statement Wednesday afternoon. It said: & # 39; Mr. Butt strongly denies any allegations or suggestions of an attack and will continue to cooperate and assist the police in their ongoing investigations. & # 39;

A Greater Manchester police spokeswoman said: & The police were called around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to report a woman had been attacked in a house on Broadway, Hale. The woman received a small cut in her hand and does not require hospital treatment.

& # 39; A 44-year-old was arrested on suspicion of abuse and rescued pending further investigation. & # 39;

Butt on the sidelines during United Under 19s & # 39; game against Juventus in November 2018

Butt on the sidelines during United Under 19s & # 39; game against Juventus in November 2018

Butt on the sidelines during United Under 19s & # 39; game against Juventus in November 2018

Butt holds the Premier League trophy with Wes Brown (left) and Ronny Johnsen in May 1999

Butt holds the Premier League trophy with Wes Brown (left) and Ronny Johnsen in May 1999

Butt holds the Premier League trophy with Wes Brown (left) and Ronny Johnsen in May 1999

Butt won a series of Premier League titles in his playing career at Old Trafford and also played in the club's dramatic final win 2-1 over Bayern Munich in the 1999 Uefa Champions League Final.

Manchester United was eliminated on Tuesday-evening in the quarter-finals of the Champions League in a 3-0 second defeat against Barcelona.

The news comes just a day after Paul Scholes was accused by the Football Association of misconduct for alleged violation of betting rules, while co-owner and director in Salford City.

He could be fined or even banned after allegedly placing 140 bets between August 2015 and January this year. He has until April 26 to answer the accusation.

Paul Scholes has been accused of misconduct by the FA after placing 140 bets

Paul Scholes has been accused of misconduct by the FA after placing 140 bets

Paul Scholes has been accused of misconduct by the FA after placing 140 bets

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