Former Netherlands winger, Quincy Promes will face charges for transporting cocaine.
Promes was charged with smuggling in 1370kg of the drug in two batches that were seized in Antwerp in 2020, according to the Public Prosecution Service.
On Monday, June 5, there will be a pre-trial hearing in the Netherlands, according to NOS.
Promes, who presently plays for Spartak Moscow in Russia, is also accused of aggravated assault following the discovery of new information on a stabbing incident.
At a family gathering, the 31-year-old allegedly stabbed his cousin in the knee. Promes has previously refuted the claims, but a police wiretap captured him admitting to the stabbing. The matter will be heard in its entirety the following Monday.
According to France 24, Dutch prosecutors have previously demanded that Promes serve time in prison for the incident.
“The public prosecution service has demanded two years against a man who is suspected of stabbing his cousin in the knee,” prosecutors said in a statement
Promes is now in his second stint with Spartak Moscow.
Throughout his career, he has previously played for FC Twente, Sevilla, and Ajax, and he has earned 50 caps for the Netherlands national team.