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French police have arrested three men following a gang attack on a bar packed with English football fans in Lyon.
Tottenham Hotspur fans said around 50 masked men, some making Nazi salutes, smashed doors and threw chairs, wooden objects and a flare into the Smoking Dog pub where up to 150 supporters had gathered ahead a match against the French side.
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed three of their fans suffered "minor injuries" after an attack in a Lyon pub last night.
Around 50 masked thugs attacked the Smoking Dog pub where roughly 150 Spurs fans had gathered on the eve of their Europa League match against the French side.
A Tottenham spokesman said: "Club officials attended an incident last night in Lyon. A group of around 50 people confronted fans. The situation was dealt with and arrests were made within the hour. Three fans sustained minor injuries and received prompt medical assistance.
"Spurs officials and stewards will be in the city throughout the day, along with matchday French police ahead of kick-off."
French Journalist Alexander Aucott told Daybreak that the damage caused to the pub in Lyon.
He said the Smoking Dog pub was subject to a "violent" attack, where windows were smashed, leaving bar stools and tables lying around "everywhere".
Three Tottenham fans have reportedly been taken to hospital, one with a head injury after the pub was attacked.
French Journalist Alexander Aucott has taken this image showing the damage to the Smoking Dog pub in Lyon.
Witnesses described a group of up to 50 masked men, some making Nazi salutes.
Three people are reported to be in hospital, one with a head injury.
In November last year, the President of the Italian Football Association apologised to the English FA following a "disgraceful attack" on Tottenham fans in Rome.
One eyewitness who did not want to be named, said:
Eyewitnesses who were inside the Smoking Dog pub said thugs attacked the bar at 10.18pm on Wednesday night. They then returned to launch another assault, leaving the pub badly damaged.