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Manchester United’s David De Gea Implicated in Sexual Assault Case

Police claim that De Gea has not broken the law, but the news can dent his chances of participating in Euro 2016.

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David De Gea. (Photo Courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/D_DeGea/status/734135810790989829">Twitter</a>)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea found himself in the midst of a storm on the eve of the eagerly awaited Euro 2016.

The shot stopper has been named by a protected witness in a sexual assault case. It has been alleged that he arranged and paid for an encounter between two Spain Under-21 players and two women in a Madrid hotel in 2012. The case is being investigated by the police as part of a wider operation, reported Spanish newspaper EL Mundo.

Police sources claim that De Gea has not broken the law, but the emergence of such serious allegations and its timing could seriously dent his chances of participating in the European Championship.

The protected witness has alleged that she was ‘forced’ to have sexual relations with a “new girl” and two footballers, one of them being Athletic Bilbao forward Iker Muniain, while the other has not been identified yet.

Reports came in earlier, claiming Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea was sent home from Euro 2016 squad. Since then, David himself has come out to quash such rumours by calling them fake.

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