It was not a great day for the old Manchester United boys yesterday.
Paul Scholes was charged with breaking the rules of betting on football matches, but elsewhere in England there was an even more serious suspicion against one of Scholes' old team-mates from the golden years.
Nicky Butt, who today serves as commander of the Manchester United academy, was according to the Daily Mail, arrested on suspicion of an assault on a woman. It happened Tuesday afternoon around at 14.
the 44-year-old Nicky Butt, was reportedly still in police custody Tuesday night, while his employer was sent out of the Champions League with a comprehensive defeat of 0-4 to FC Barcelona.
Greater Manchester Police confirms the incident without wanting to comment on, who is arrested in the case. They confirm, however, that the man's age is similar to the Butts.
- the Police were summoned around the clock 14 Tuesday 16. april 2019 after the notification that a woman had been assaulted in a house on Brodaway, Tail.
the Woman had a small gash in his hand, but had no need to come to the hospital. A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and he remains in police custody, so that he may be heard, it sounded from the police.
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Nicky Butt under more festive circumstances, with Roy Keane, David Beckham, Wes Brown and Ole Gunnar Solskjær. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Manchester United have not yet commented on the matter in the press.
Nicky Butt was a part of Manchester United's golden generation in the 90's and start of 00's, where he among other things was to win six English league titles, the Champions League in 1999, as well as three FA Cup titles. Just as he reached the 39 appearances for England.
In 2004 he moved to Newcastle to get more playing time, before he ended his career with a stay in Birmingham and China.
since then, he returned to Manchester United. First as youth coach and now as head of the club's academy.
Nicky Butt in action for Manchester United, where he played from 1992 to 2004. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
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