Blackpool striker DJ Campbell has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside a nightclub, reports the Daily Mail. Lancashire Police led Campbell away from Blackpool's training ground in front of astonished players and management. He was allowed to change from his kit and was formally arrested.

Campbell, who has played in the Premier League with Birmingham City, was held in the cells at Blackpool Police station before being handed over to detectives from the Metropolitan Police.

He was taken to London and questioned at Hammersmith Police station by officers investigating the stabbing of a 24-year-old man outside The Crescent Club, West Kensington in the early hours of a Sunday morning in January.

The victim was stabbed in the side and rushed to hospital but has since recovered.