Manchester United footballer Anthony Martial has been accused of cheating on his long-term partner, television presenter Rachel Riley. The allegations come just months after the couple welcomed their first child together.
According to reports, the alleged affair took place during Manchester United’s preseason tour in 2022. Martial is said to have met the woman involved at a party and subsequently engaged in a brief fling. The alleged affair reportedly ended before the start of the Premier League season.
The news has shocked many fans and followers of the couple, who had been seen as one of football’s power couples. Riley, known for her role as a co-presenter on the popular show “Countdown,” has been in a relationship with Martial since 2019.
Martial, who joined Manchester United in 2015, has faced scrutiny in the past for his personal life. In 2019, he was fined by the club for failing to return to pre-season training following the birth of his son. However, the latest allegations are far more serious and have the potential to impact both his personal and professional life.
Neither Martial nor Riley have publicly commented on the allegations. It remains to be seen how the couple will navigate this difficult situation and whether it will have any impact on their relationship going forward.
This is not the first time that infidelity allegations have rocked the world of football. Many high-profile players have faced similar accusations in the past, with varying consequences for their careers and personal lives.
As for Manchester United, the club has not issued an official statement regarding the allegations. It is unclear how they will handle the situation internally, but it is likely that Martial will face disciplinary action if the allegations are proven to be true.
For now, fans and the public will have to wait for further updates and statements from the parties involved. The outcome of these allegations could have far-reaching consequences for both Anthony Martial and Rachel Riley, as well as their respective careers.