PSG's Aminata Diallo arrested...


PSG's Aminata Diallo arrested in connection to alleged attack on teammate

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Paris Saint-Germain's Aminata Diallo has been taken into custody in France, the club has confirmed.

It comes on the back of an investigation by Versailles Regional Police into an attack on another PSG player Kheira Hamraoui last week.

Diallo has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Both Diallo and Hamraoui play in midfield and are in competition with one another for places on the PSG team, as well as with the French national side.

Reports of the attack say that two masked men took Hamraoui from a car before attacking her with iron bars. They subsequently fled the scene.

Hamraoui was taken to hospital with injuries to her head and legs.

The club addressed the issue this morning via a short statement.

"Paris Saint-Germain can confirm that Aminata Diallo was taken into custody this morning by the Versailles Regional Police Service as part of the proceedings opened following an attack on the Club's players last Thursday evening.

"Paris Saint-Germain condemns in the strongest possible terms the violence committed.

"Since Thursday evening the Club has taken all necessary measures to guarantee the health, well-being and safety of its entire women's team.

"Paris Saint-Germain is working with the Versailles Police to clarify the facts.

"The Club is paying close attention to the progress of the proceedings and will study what action to take."

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