Liverpool have confirmed they’ve collected ‘substantial’ proof referring to allegations of a fan at Anfield spitting at a member of Manchester Metropolis’s teaching workers on Sunday.
Metropolis made a proper criticism over the incident, which passed off in the course of the 2-2 draw between the golf equipment within the Premier League.
Speaking after the match, Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola stated that he hoped Liverpool would take motion towards the person accountable and that’s what the Reds are within the technique of doing.
Liverpool opened an investigation instantly and started trying to find CCTV footage – Metropolis believed that the incident had been caught on digital camera.
Having gathered proof, Liverpool have confirmed that along with issuing their very own formal sanctions on the supporter concerned, they’re ready to go something on to Merseyside Police if requested as felony prices is also utilized.
An announcement from Liverpool on Monday learn, “We’re conducting a full investigation, working with all related events together with Manchester City, to assemble proof from people who witnessed the incident in addition to analysing all out there video footage.
“The proof collected to this point is substantial and, if requested to take action, will likely be handed to Merseyside Police given the potential for felony prices. This case will even be topic to the membership’s official sanctions course of.
“Anfield is our dwelling and we’ll guarantee it’s a secure, gratifying setting for everybody attending and won’t enable unacceptable remoted behaviour to affect on our membership’s values and ideas.”