Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been arrested and charged with criminal damage.
Metropolitan Police were called to a house in Enfield, north London, in the early hours of Sunday after a report of a disturbance.
Scotland Yard said officers arrived at the scene to find the front door of the property badly damaged.
Ranger, 21, was arrested at the scene and was taken to a north-east London police station.
A force spokesman said Ranger, who has recently been on loan at Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley, would appear at Enfield Magistrates' Court.
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