A group of Wolves supporters were allegedly attacked by Standard Liege fans ahead of their respective Europa League matches on Thursday.

There are estimated to be around 6,000 supporters in Portugal to watch Wolves take on Braga – and you can listen to the match LIVE on talkSPORT 2.

Wolves are preparing to face Braga at the Estadio Municipal


Wolves are preparing to face Braga at the Estadio Municipal

Standard Liege fans have also travelled for their European tie away at Vitoria, with both matches taking place on the same evening.

And reports claim clashes in Porto occurred between Liege ultras and Wolves supporters.

According to the Birmingham Mail, one supporter was taken to hospital due to his injuries, while police were forced to use rubber bullets to fend off the Belgian attackers.

“One man was injured on Tuesday evening, he suffered facial injuries which are not life-threatening,” a West Midlands Police spokesperson told Sky Sports News.

“He has reported the assault to Portuguese police.”


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Ahead of their match, Wolves manager Nuno refused to comment on speculation linking him with taking over at Arsenal.

“You know me well enough and you know I’m not going to answer that,” he said.

“I wouldn’t ever mention an issue which is not a reality, mainly as speaking about a job which has a manager would be disrespectful and I will not do so.

“We are doing OK, there is a lot of room to improve, it requires a lot of work but this is what we have been doing since day one when we started in the Championship.

“There are no distractions at all. I don’t talk about possibilities, I don’t talk about things which are not real, what is real is that we are here, we have to train and prepare ourselves.”


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