Premier League club Everton suspends player amid police case

The northwest-England team did not identify the player or any details about the police case.

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FILE PHOTO: An Everton fan waves the club flag ahead of a Premier League match at Goodison Park on May 19.   -  Pool/Getty Images

Everton has suspended a player pending police investigation, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

The northwest-England team did not identify the player or any details about the police case.

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“The club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at this time,” Everton said in a news release.

Everton players are in pre-season training. The team opens its Premier League campaign against Southampton on August 14.

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