Eight Leicester City players have been questioned by Spanish police following alleged incidents at their training camp in La Manga.

The struggling Premier League squad had been taking a break n Spain as they prepare for the run-in to what has been a difficult season for the promoted side.

“The club is aware that a number of players have been interviewed by Spanish police as a result of alleged incidents which took place during a club training camp in Spain,” said a club statement.

“The club is co-operating fully with the authorities in their investigations but, as these investigations are still on-going, is not in a position to make any further comment at this stage.”

Toni Coles, managing director of the La Manga complex, told the Leicester Mercury newspaper: “There has been an incident. The matter is between two independent parties.

“The hotel is not involved. I have nothing else to stay.”

Meawhile, La Manga Club marketing manager Modesto Boti said:

“The (eight) players are still at the hotel so we have to take care of their privacy.”