Europa League Clashes: Iwobi, Musa To Get Police Protection
Security will be beefed up at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium and CSKA Moscow’s VEB Arena when Nigeria international Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa‘s clubs, Arsenal and CSKA Moscow confront each other in the Europa League quarter finals this month.
Arsenal will be hosting the first leg of the fixtures on Thursday, 5 April before journeying to Moscow one week later on 12 April even though Arsenal fans know about the dangers of going to Russia.
Extra police and stewards will be on duty at the Emirates to stall any potential clashes between infamous Russian fans and Arsenal supporters on Thursday, the Daily Express reports.
The fans will also be marshaled for the journey to the Russia for this year’s World Cup.
“We will give guidelines to our fans, and we are confident things will go all right. But we won’t accept any abuse of either fans or players,” a club’s security official revealed according to the Daily Express.
UEFA and the Russian FA took a decisive action on the incident regarding Manchester City’s Yaya Toure who was targeted with racist monkey chants in 2013.