Atletico defender Hernandez arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Hernandez was detained by police after an alleged incident at his home at around 2am on Friday.

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Lucas Hernandez has made 11 appearances for Atletico this season.

Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend.

Hernandez was detained by police after an alleged incident at his home at around 2am on Friday.

The woman involved was taken to hospital where she received treatment for her injuries.

The 22-year-old France Under-21 centre-back has made 11 appearances for Atletico this season.

Diego Simeone's side is without a win in four matches and host LaLiga strugglers Leganes on Saturday.

Speaking at a pre-match news conference, the Atleti boss refused to be drawn on the issue.

"In reality, I've no official information about what happened," he said, "So I cannot comment on something I do not know about. We have read things and heard things, information which is not official that has come out. I cannot say any more."

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