Newcastle fan stabbed 3 times in Milan ahead of UEFA Champions League opener
— A Newcastle United fan is reportedly in stable condition in hospital after being stabbed in Milan ahead of a UEFA Champions League match in the Italian city.
Italian media reports that a 58-year-old man was stabbed three times — once in the back and twice in the arm.
The incident happened in the popular, bar-strewn area of Milan called Navigli, shortly after midnight (2200 GMT) on Monday.
It is not known whether it occurred during a clash between rival soccer fans or was a separate incident.
AC Milan hosts Newcastle later Tuesday in their Champions League opener.
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