UPDATE Steven Gerrard charged with assault
UPDATE: Steven Gerrard has now been charged with assault.
The 28-year-old England star and two other men will appear in court next month over an alleged brawl in Southport, Merseyside, in the early hours of Monday morning, which stemmed from an argument over music.
Marcus McGee, a 34-year-old father-of-two, needed four stitches to his head and lost a tooth in the incident at The Lounge Inn bar and restaurant where Gerrard and a group of friends were celebrating Liverpool's 5-1 win over Newcastle United on Sunday in which he scored twice.
Only hours after steering his Liverpool side to a 5 - 1 victory over Newcastle United England and Liverpool soccer superstar Steven Gerrard was arrested for an alleged assault on a man in Southport.
Gerrard is one of soccers greatest stars and his arrest will shock fans around the world.
England and Liverpool footballer Steven Gerrard is under arrest following an assault at a nightclub.
Police were called to the Lounge Inn in Southport, Merseyside after reports of a disturbance at 0230 GMT. Six men were detained later in a nearby street.
The men, four from Huyton, one from Formby and one from Litherland, remain in police custody.
A 34-year-old man from Southport was taken to hospital with facial injuries, not thought to be life-threatening.
The incident is alleged to have taken place at the restaurant and bar - which turns into a nightclub - on Bold Street.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard was arrested on Monday after a brawl at a restaurant.
The England midfielder was among six men arrested when officers were called to the Lounge Inn in Southport, Merseyside.
A 34-year-old local man was taken to hospital with facial injuries, which are not thought to be serious. Merseyside Police said the 28-year-old footballer and five other men were arrested on suspicion of assault.
Gerrard went out with friends just hours after his side's 5-1 victory over Newcastle at St James' Park.
He was arrested after a disturbance at the Lounge Inn, a modern restaurant close to the junction of Bold Street and Stanley Street.