A 58-year-old Newcastle United fan was in steady situation in hospital after being stabbed in Milan by a bunch of hooded attackers on the eve of the staff’s Champions League sport towards AC Milan, Italian police stated Tuesday.
The supporter, a British nationwide, was stabbed within the arm and again within the assault within the Navigli district of town, a canalside space recognized for its nightlife.
The again wound was probably the most severe however the sufferer is anticipated to be launched from the Policlinico hospital within the coming hours, a police spokesperson stated.
He was with a good friend when a bunch of seven or eight folks, their faces coated by hoods, attacked him at about midnight (10 p.m. GMT) on Monday.
In an announcement to British media, Newcastle stated they had been “deeply involved” with the studies of the stabbing.
“We’re liaising with native authorities to grasp the circumstances. Our ideas are with the supporter and their household and we hope for a full and speedy restoration,” the assertion added.
Milan declined to remark.
Newcastle face seven-time European Cup winners Milan in Group F at San Siro later Tuesday. The English facet are again in Europe’s prime membership competitors after a 20-year absence.
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