NEWCASTLE UNITED are collaborating with Italian authorities following accusations on social media that a fan was stabbed last night.

According to reports, the fan was part of a group walking in a neighborhood near Milan’s center last night.


It’s possible that they were jumped by a group around midnight.


One of the Newcastle supporters is thought to have been stabbed in the back. Images on social media show a man being treated at the scene.


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He is thought to have been treated in a hospital, although his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.


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“We are deeply concerned by reports that a supporter was seriously assaulted in Milan on Monday evening, and we are liaising with local authorities to understand the circumstances,” a Newcastle United spokeswoman stated.

“Our thoughts are with the supporter and their family, and we hope for a full and speedy recovery.”

More than 5,000 Newcastle fans have traveled to Italy to cheer on Eddie Howe’s team as they face AC Milan in the Champions League tonight.

We will update this article when new information becomes available.


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