Police probe alleged assault by Mourinho

Updated: 12 March 2009 16:18 IST

British police are investigating an alleged assault by Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho on a supporter after their Champions League defeat at Old Trafford

Police probe alleged assault by Mourinho
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Manchester:

British police are investigating an alleged assault by Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho on a supporter after their Champions League defeat here at Old Trafford, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.

The former Chelsea boss allegedly punched a supporter as he left the ground after Wednesday's 2-0 last 16 second leg loss to Champions League holders Manchester United, reports said.

"Shortly before midnight last night a man reported that he had been punched in the face outside Old Trafford," said a spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police when asked about the alleged incident involving Mourinho.

"We are investigating an allegation of common assault," she added.

Topics : Football
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