Adam Johnson, 28, is due to stand trial in Bradford on Friday on two counts of sexual activity with a child, which he denies.
Adam Johnson, however, denied two charges of sexual activity with a girl under the age of 16.
Adam Johnson was arrested in March on suspicion of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. He was initially suspended by Sunderland pending the outcome of police investigations but has since returned to action for the club.
England winger Adam Johnson is in custody after his arrest and, with police saying he is continuing to help them with their enquiries, the 27-year-old was suspended by the Premier League club pending the outcome of the investigation.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet was preparing to substitute Adam Johnson after he missed an excellent chance in the closing stages, but changed his mind and was rewarded by a timely winner against rivals Newcastle United in the 90th minute.
Roberto Mancini's side wasted a chance to keep the pressure on Manchester United at the top and they are now seven points behind the leaders, who scored a late winner to beat Newcastle 4-3.
Adam Johnson ended Sunderland's eight-hour and 55-minute goal drought but goals from Marouane Fellaini and Nikica Jelavic gave Everton a 2-1 win at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Premier League side Sunderland has signed winger Adam Johnson from Manchester City on a four-year contract on Friday.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists his side are still working to bring in new players and warned his unsettled stars they will not be allowed to leave until he makes some signings.
Manchester City punished an error-strewn performance from Wolves goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey to clinch a 3-1 victory on Saturday to maintain their five-point lead at the top of the table.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has demanded improvement from Adam Johnson despite the England winger's sparkling performance in Wednesday's League Cup win over Wolves.