Jurgen Klopp wears an Irish tricolour in support of the injured Liverpool fan, Sean Cox 2 years ago

Jurgen Klopp wears an Irish tricolour in support of the injured Liverpool fan, Sean Cox

He also released a heartfelt statement. Lovely touch from the Liverpool manager.

With regards to the heinous attack outside Anfield that left Irishman Sean Cox in critical condition, here's the latest update from Merseyside Police.


Detectives have charged two Italian men following the incident which left Mr Cox seriously injured.

20-year-old Filippo Lombardi was charged with violent disorder and wounding/ inflicting grievous bodily harm. 29-year-old Daniele Sciusco was charged with violent disorder.

As for Sean Cox, he remains in hospital in a critical condition at Walton Neurological Centre.

Speaking ahead of this weekend's game against Stoke City, a visibly shaken Jurgen Klopp spoke about the incident and offered his support to the Cox family.

The German manager was also sporting an Irish tricolour on his jumper in support of the Irishman. As you can see, the tricolour is in the middle of his black training top - slightly above the Liverpool crest and New Balance logo.

"I think the game on Tuesday showed the beauty of football - during the game. Before the match, it showed its most ugly face. When I first heard about it (the attacks) I can not describe my emotions in English. My heart stayed still. That should never have happened, it should never happen in the future. We all have to ensure that things like this never happen again. It's unbelievable that something like this can happen and it's hard to imagine how we all are. All our thoughts and prayers are with Sean and his family," said Klopp.

Since this attack occurred, a fundraising page to help pay for Mr Cox's medical costs and any additional expenditures that his family may have to incur has raised €58,135.


Liverpool will also have a Dunboyne GAA jersey in their dressing room this weekend ahead of Stoke City's trip to Anfield.

Here's Klopp's press conference in full.