Liverpool condemn behaviour of fans in Barcelona
Liverpool FC have condemned the behaviour of some fans in Liverpool after videos emerged of two people being pushed into fountains in Barcelona by their supporters.
Merseyside police are looking in to the videos which appear to show a man pushing people into the water.
In a statement, the club said they would be working with authorities to identify those involved and "such behaviour is clearly totally unacceptable and will not be tolerated".
We are aware of an incident in Barcelona on Wednesday 1 May involving a Liverpool fan.— Merseyside Police (@MerseyPolice) May 1, 2019
We are working with Spanish Police
Six men were arrested by Spanish Police on Tuesday 30 April on suspicion of public order offences following an unrelated incident
The two videos posted online show a man lifting another into a fountain where fans are congregated together.
The second shows a man standing on the edge of a fountain being pushed in, before climbing out of the water to approach the group who are laughing and taunting him.
On Wednesday the club's chief executive Peter Moore asked fans to act "in a manner befitting of LFC".
We proudly sing that we've conquered all of Europe. But let's treat this beautiful city with the respect that it deserves, and act in a manner that is befitting of LFC. By all means have a good time, but we are Liverpool, and as such,let's visit here with grace and humility.— Peter Moore (@PeterMooreLFC) May 1, 2019
Moore tweeted: "We proudly sing that we've conquered all of Europe.
"But let's treat this beautiful city with the respect that it deserves, and act in a manner that is befitting of LFC.
"By all means have a good time, but we are Liverpool, and as such, let's visit here with grace and humility."
The behaviour has also be condemned by fan website Anfield Edition who have asked that the club "take this further".
They tweeted "to be pushing locals in fountains isn't on and not what Liverpool's about. Really disappointing to see."