Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons arrested

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Newcastle United and England Under-21 winger Rolando Aarons has struggled to cement his place in the Magpies' first team due to a number of injury problems.

He's made just five appearances so far for the Championship side this season, his last coming back in August before suffering a fractured metatarsal in the EFL Cup win over Cheltenham.

The youngster arrived in the north east with the potential of making it at senior level for England in the future, and like England, he made the headlines for the wrong reasons at the weekend.


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The 20-year-old was partying at the classy Livello nightclub in Newcastle's Quayside with two pals and his auntie.

A group of lads started "bumping and grinding" on the youngster's relative, which allegedly caused him to leave the VIP area to confront the group, by which point he was enraged and a mass brawl erupted.

Tables were thrown, along with £250 bottles of Dom Perignon champagne before police and bouncers attempted to break up the mini riot, in which other terrified clubbers had been caught up in.

“It took five bouncers to control his auntie, who also got involved. It was bedlam,” a source told The Sun.


“He was having a great time. But he noticed eight to ten blokes trying to bump and grind with his auntie on the dance floor.

“It was all treated as a joke and Rolando laughed it off.

“When they started to film it, Rolando’s mood changed and he took great offence."

Damages caused to the nightclub is believed to have wracked up to over thousands of pounds and while the player himself was not hurt in the fracas, "one man attended hospital with facial injuries," according to Northumbria Police.

Aarons was among four people arrested for alleged violent conduct whilst the police said: “Nine people have been arrested and bailed pending further inquiries."

It's another unnecessary blow in the Englishman's young career and he will be hoping he can bounce back from this issue - as well as his injury problems - to force his way into Newcastle's first team and take them back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

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Alan Shearer
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