A PREMIER League international footballer arrested on suspicion of rape has been re-arrested for two more attacks against a different woman.
The player, who is due to play at the World Cup in Qatar in November, was detained yesterday after six police cars swooped on a North London address.
Scotland Yard confirmed the footballer, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was taken into custody and subsequently bailed until August.
The 29-year-old was being quizzed over an alleged attack which is said to have taken place last month when two further allegations came to light.
Cops today said the man had been further arrested on suspicion of two incidents of rape in 2021 against a different woman.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: "On 4 July, an allegation of rape of a woman in her 20s was reported to police.
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"It was reported the alleged rape happened in June 2022.
"On 4 July, a 29-year-old man was arrested at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody.
"While in custody, he was further arrested on suspicion of two incidents of rape that were alleged to have been committed in April and June of 2021 against a different woman in her 20s.
"He has subsequently been released on bail to a date in August.
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"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing."
The club has declined to comment.
It is unclear whether the internationally renowned star will now play in his club's pre-season fixture schedule.
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