Two Liverpool fans assaulted in Italy before Champions League tie with Napoli


Two Liverpool fans are attacked in Naples in front of the Reds’ Champions League fixture from Napoli, according to Merseyside Police.
There were problems with fan violence before the game, although liverpool will start their Champions League defence on Tuesday in Italy.
Merseyside Police have confirmed two men were injured in an assault but, after treatment, managed to attend the match.
The police statement read:”At approximately 6pm local time (5pm GMT), it was reported a number of males on scooters approached the lovers in a bar in the city before attacking them.
“Two guys from the UK, aged 26 and 46, continued shallow cuts and grazes to the mind and have been treated at the scene prior to continuing to attend the match.
“Local authorities are aware and Merseyside Police are working together with authorities colleagues in Naples to aid in the policing of their Champions League fixture”

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