Ravel Morrison has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting two women
Ravel Morrison has been charged with assault Getty

West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison has been charged with assault after two women were allegedly attacked, according to police.

Morrison, 21, is accused of attacking a 19-year-old woman outside a bar in Manchester's city centre in the early hours on 27 July.

The midfielder is also accused of assaulting the teenager and a 39-year-old woman in a separate incident hours later.

A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police confirmed Morrison had been charged with two common assaults.

She said: "At about 3.20am on Sunday, police were called to an address on Alexandra Road, Peel Green, Salford, following reports a 19-year-old woman and a 39-year-old woman had been assaulted.

"Officers attended and established the young woman had also been assaulted outside a bar in Manchester city centre earlier that evening and a 21-year-old man was subsequently arrested at a later date.

"Ravel Morrison, of Urmston, is charged with two common assaults."

Morrison is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on 31 July.