Police have charged a man with racially aggravated common assault in relation to an alleged attack on Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling.
Karl Anderson, 29, of Manchester, was remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.
It was reported Sterling was racially abused and attacked on Saturday after arriving at City's training ground.
City are yet to comment on the allegation or arrest.
Sterling is City's top scorer so far this season, with 15 goals in all competitions.