General presumption wrong the stadium earlier the lucifer betwixt Club Brugge and Dynamo Kyiv astatine the Jan Breydel Stadium successful Brugge, Belgium, connected Feb. 25, 2021. (Johanna Geron/Reuters)
Five radical person been arrested and an probe is underway aft a Manchester City protagonist was attacked pursuing their Champions League crippled astatine Club Brugge, Belgian authorities said connected Wednesday.
The incidental took spot astatine a parking batch successful Drongen aft City’s 5–1 triumph implicit Brugge connected Tuesday. The Belgium-based supporter, 63, is successful “mortal danger”, the East Flanders nationalist prosecutor’s bureau said successful a statement.
“A antheral wearing a Manchester City scarf had stopped the car successful the motorway parking successful Drongen aft the lucifer and had made his mode to the shop,” it added.
“According to the archetypal findings of the investigation, his shot scarf successful the store was taken disconnected by a fishy and helium stepped retired with it.
“Subsequently, the unfortunate came into confrontation with immoderate suspects successful the parking lot, and ended up connected the crushed aft carnal aggression.”
Manchester City said they were shocked by the incident.
“We’re presently moving with our counterparts astatine Club Brugge arsenic good arsenic Belgian and Greater Manchester Police to found much information,” City said successful a statement.
“Our thoughts and champion wishes spell retired to the household and friends of the Belgian-based supporter, who remains successful hospital.”
Brugge said successful a connection that they were “horrified” to larn of the incident.
“Club Brugge powerfully disapproves of each transgression behaviour, some wrong and extracurricular the stadium and puts tolerance first,” the nine said.