Sun 22 May 2022 | 19:32

Manchester City fans assaulted Aston Villa goalkeeper after title win

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard has confirmed his goalkeeper Robin Olsen was attacking during the Man City pitch invasion after they won the Premier League title.

Thousands of

Man City

fans ran onto the pitch at the Etihad Stadium after their team was crowned

Premier League

champions in dramatic circumstances.

Gerrard when Asked if his players got off the pitch safe:

"No is the answer to that. My goalkeeper was attacked. So I think those questions should go to Pep and Manchester City... We're going to check on him."

Man City has released a statement apologizing to Robin Olsen after he was assaulted during a pitch invasion at the Etihad Stadium. 

It reads:

"Manchester City would like to sincerely apologize to

Aston Villa

goalkeeper Robin Olsen, who was assaulted after the final whistle at today’s match when fans entered the pitch.

"The Club has launched an immediate investigation and once identified, the individual responsible will be issued with an indefinite stadium ban."

Guardiola in his press conference said:

“I am so sorry. said yesterday in the press conference about what happened in the Sheffield United game.

“I’m so sorry on behalf of the club for Olsen and Aston Villa. It’s always difficult to understand why people behave that way.”

source: SportMob

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