Everton FC striker Oumar Niasse has been arrested on suspicion of assault.
Police were called to a property on Broughton Lane in Salford, Greater Manchester, at 00:55 BST on Friday following a report of an assault.
A 26-year-old man was taken into custody for questioning and has been bailed pending further enquiries, Greater Manchester Police said.
A spokesperson for Everton said the club “condemns unreservedly any form of abuse.”
“In this case, we understand an investigation is under way to establish the facts,” they added.