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City star arrested over assault
Joey Barton
Barton made the England squad for a friendly against Spain last month
Manchester City footballer Joey Barton has been arrested on suspicion of assault and criminal damage.

The midfielder was questioned by police over an alleged argument with a taxi driver in Liverpool.

It is reported that the incident took place in the Wavertree area of the city earlier this month.

A spokeswoman for Merseyside Police confirmed a 24-year-old Widnes man had been arrested and released on bail pending further inquiries.




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