Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy has been arrested this morning with his cousin and a friend on suspicion of rape.
ITV News understands that a woman in her 30s visited Remy, 26, at his flat last week believing him to be alone. When she arrived his cousin and friend were also apparently present.
The woman was offered a drink and allegedly lost consciousness afterwards.
When she recovered consciousness some hours later, it is claimed she was naked and the three men were still present. The woman made a complaint to police and the men were arrested this morning.
The Metropolitan Police said: "Officers from Sapphire are investigating an allegation of rape which happened on 6 May in the west London area.
"The allegation was passed on to the MPS by Kent Police on 8 May after the 34-year-old female victim reported it to them on the previous day, 7 May. The victim alleges she was raped by three men.
"On the morning of Wednesday, 15 May three men, [A] aged 26; [B] aged 23; [C] 22 yrs, were arrested at an address in Fulham on suspicion of rape - they remain in custody at a west London police station".
Bottom-of-the-league Queens Park Rangers need to improve if they're to pick up any points against Manchester City this evening. Harry Redknapp's team were knocked out of the FA Cup by League One side MK Dons on Saturday.
Harry Redknapp bears no ill-feeling for his unexpected departure from Tottenham for reasons he suspects were "political". Redknapp will faces his former club for the first time at 12.45pm since being fired last June when QPR host Spurs in a Barclays Premier League clash at Loftus Road.
"I've got my own feeling on what happened at Tottenham, but it's difficult to say. It was political," said the QPR boss, who was also cleared of tax evasion and underwent heart surgery last season.
"I didn't have an inkling it would happen. I went to see (chief executive) Daniel Levy about signing a new contract and that was it.
The 65-year-old's departure from White Hart Lane came despite having guided the club to a fourth-place finish, claiming a Champions League place that was snatched by Chelsea when they won the competition.
Contributing to his abrupt change of fortunes was the Football Association's decision to appoint Roy Hodgson as England coach and not the clear favourite for the post.For more on football read ITV Sport.