Marlon King has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and sexual assault, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed.
The Jamaica international is alleged to have sexually assaulted a 20-year-old woman at a London nightclub club in December.
King was playing on loan at Hull City from Wigan at the time of the incident, although he is now on loan at Middlesbrough until the end of the season.
King has been released on bail and is due to appear at City of Westminster Magistrates Court on 25th February to answer the charges.
King's solicitor Henri Brandman confirmed: "Marlon King has denied all charges."