An investigation into an "unprovoked attack" on Everton footballer Ross Barkley has been dropped, police said.
The England player was allegedly assaulted in the Santa Chupitos bar in Liverpool city centre in April.
The attack was not reported to police but officers contacted the 23-year-old after CCTV footage appeared on social media.
Merseyside Police confirmed no further inquiries were being made.
A force spokesman said: