Two men have been charged after an incident before the Champions League semi finals match in Liverpool left a man seriously injured.
Sean Cox, a 53-year-old Liverpool fan from Ireland, is being treated for his injuries at Walton Neurological Centre.
Police describe his condition as critical.
Two Italian men will appear in court this morning:
- Filippo Lombardi, 20, charged with violent disorder and wounding/inflict grievous bodily harm.
- Daniele Sciusco, 29, charged with violent disorder.
Police are appealing for witnesses.