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Everton FC striker Oumar Niasse in assault arrest

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Image caption Everton signed Senegal forward Oumar Niasse from Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow in a £13.5m deal

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.

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Image caption Police were called to an address on Broughton Lane in Salford in the early hours of Friday morning

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