Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16.
The England international was questioned by police on Monday following the allegation involving a girl who is believed to be 15 years old.
He has been suspended by the club, pending the outcome of the police investigation.
Durham Constabulary said a 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16 years had been released on bail "pending ongoing investigations".
A statement from Sunderland said: "Sunderland AFC has confirmed that Adam Johnson has been suspended from the…