Giggs — the Wales national team manager and Manchester United legend — was arrested late on Sunday night.
He was questioned by Greater Manchester Police before being bailed pending further inquiries.
Giggs, 46, denies all allegations made against him and a spokesperson said he is cooperating with police after the alleged incident at his home in Worsley.
What has Giggs said?
A statement was published on behalf of Giggs on Tuesday morning.
It read: “Mr Giggs denies all allegations of assault made against him. He is cooperating with the police and will continue to assist them with their ongoing investigations.”
What have the Police said?
In a statement provided to The Sun newspaper, Greater Manchester Police said: “Police were called at 10.05pm on Sunday to reports of a disturbance.
“A woman in her 30s sustained minor injuries but did not require any treatment.
“A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of section 47 assault and section 39 common assault.”
How has this impacted the Wales national team?
Wales have cancelled a press conference involving Giggs scheduled for Tuesday.
In a statement, the Welsh FA said: “The squad announcement scheduled for [Tuesday] will no longer take place and has been postponed.” They later added: “The FAW is aware of an alleged incident involving the men’s national team manager Ryan Giggs. The FAW will be making no further comment at this current time.”
Wales are due to play the USA in a friendly on November 12 before UEFA Nations League fixtures against the Republic of Ireland and Finland.
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