Nicky Butt: Ex-Manchester United star bailed after assault arrest

Nicky Butt
Nicky Butt, head coach at Manchester United's youth academy, was bailed pending further inquires

Former Manchester United footballer Nicky Butt has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a woman.

Officers were called to a house on Broadway in Hale at about 14:00 BST on Tuesday.

A woman received a small cut to her hand and did not require hospital treatment, Greater Manchester Police said.

The 44-year-old, who is head coach at Manchester United’s youth academy, was bailed pending further inquires.

The BBC has approached Manchester United for comment.

Mr Butt won a string of Premier League titles in his playing career at Old Trafford and also played in the club’s dramatic last-gasp 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich in the 1999 Uefa Champions League final.

He later went on to play for Newcastle United, Birmingham City and South China.


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