A Newcastle fan is in healthcare facility as well as steady after being stabbed in Milan on Monday evening.
Eddie McKay, 58, from Newcastle, was with his boy as well as a good friend when they were assaulted by a team of 7 or 8 individuals, that he asserts were using balaclavas.
He is in a steady problem at healthcare facility after being stabbed around twelve o’clock at night last evening.
A Newcastle declaration stated: “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.
“Our ideas are with the advocate as well as their family members as well as we wish for a complete as well as quick recuperation.”
McKay obtained stab injuries to his back as well as arms after he was up to the ground while attempting to escape.
Police in Milan validated Mr McKay was dealt with for injuries by paramedics at the scene as well as is in a city healthcare facility.
His family members are flying to Milan in the future Tuesday to be by his side.
The target’s little girl, Rachel McKay, informed Sky Sports News: “My dad is stable and in a bit of shock.
“He’s gutted he’s missing out on the match however simply desires every various other Newcastle fan out right here to be mindful as well as be secure.
“He has just had two knee replacements so he fell when he was being chased and that is when he was attacked.
“My bro is alright however is in shock after seeing that occur to our father. I’m flying around later on. We have not rested all evening.”
Police state they do not understand if the strike was for football factors or various other factors.
Newcastle play in their initial Champions League match for two decades on Tuesday evening versus air conditioner Milan in the San Siro.
The club have 4,000 tickets for the component, however additionally ticketless followers have actually taken a trip to Milan ahead of the video game.