Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs has been charged with assault against two women, police and prosecutors said in statements on Friday.
Giggs, 47, has been charged with causing actual bodily harm to a woman in her 30s and common assault of a woman in her 20s, as well as one count of coercive and controlling behaviour between 2017 and 2020.
Until Friday, Giggs was manager of the Wales national football team, but the Football Association of Wales said after the charges were made public that it would replace him with Robert Page for this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament.
Last November, Giggs missed a number of international fixtures after allegations of assault. He denied the allegations at the time.
Giggs is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on April 28, the Crown Prosecution…