QPR striker Loic Remy arrested on suspicion of rape

Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy has been arrested with his cousin and a friend on suspicion of rape.

A 34-year-old woman claims she was raped by three men and the Metropolitan Police have arrested three men at an address in Fulham, west London.

At this stage all three remain in custody.

According to ITV News, the alleged victim visited the 26-year-old Premier League striker at his flat last week believing him to be alone.

It is alleged that when she arrived his cousin and friends were also present, she was offered a drink and lost consciousness.
A police statement read: '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.'

Remy joined QPR in January for £8 million but was unable to help the team avoid relegation from the Premier League.

He is expected to leave the west London club this summer, with top clubs such as Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool reported to be interested in signing him.Remy will hope to be available for the alread-relegated Rangers' final game of the season away at Liverpool on Sunday.