PREMIER LEAGUE

Everton suspend first team player pending police investigation

Premier League outfit Everton have confirmed they have suspended one of their first team players.

Everton suspend player pending police investigation

Everton have suspended a first team player pending a police investigation, the Premier League club announced.

In a statement on the team's website, Everton did not identify the player or provide any further details.

The statement read: "Everton can confirm it has suspended a first team player pending a police investigation.

"The club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at this time."