A Newcastle fan named Eddie McKay was stabbed in Milan on Monday evening. He was accompanied by his son and a buddy when they had been attacked by a group of seven or eight individuals, who had been allegedly wearing balaclavas. Mr McKay is at the moment in a steady situation in hospital immediately after becoming stabbed about midnight. Newcastle issued a statement expressing concern more than the really serious attack and assured it was operating with regional authorities to recognize the circumstance. They also wished Mr Mackay a complete and speedy recovery.
Mr. McKay suffered stab wounds to his back and arms immediately after falling to the ground though attempting to escape. The Milan police confirmed that they gave him emergency help on the spot, and then transported him to a regional hospital. Later on Tuesday, Mr McKay’s loved ones will fly to Milan to be with him. His daughter, Rachel McKay, told Sky Sports News that her father was steady but in shock. She noted that he was disappointed to miss the match but wanted other Newcastle fans to be conscious and remain protected. Rachel also explained that her brother witnessed the attack and is also in shock. She added that they did not sleep the entire evening.
The motive for the attack is nevertheless unknown. The incident is causing concern as Newcastle prepare to play their 1st Champions League match in 20 years against AC Milan at the San Siro on Tuesday evening. The club has four,000 tickets for the match, but there are also fans devoid of tickets who traveled to Milan for the match.