Arsenal say they have identified an “image” of the spectator who threw a bottle that hit Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli in Spurs’ 2-0 League Cup quarter-final victory over their bitter North London rivals on Wednesday.
The England midfielder — who scored a delightful goal to put Spurs 2-0 up — was hit on the head as he took a throw-in on 73 minutes.
Arsenal said in a statement on Thursday the whole club had “been embarrassed by the incident” and “behaviour of this type has no place at Emirates Stadium”.
The Gunners had looked at the CCTV footage and had ascertained the offender had left after the incident and they had “identified an image of the suspect”. Read more