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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has asked fans to "show respect" outside Anfield before Tuesday's Champions League tie against Roma, and not throw objects at the visiting team's bus.

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Police investigating 'serious assault' between fans moments before Liverpool match

Merseyside Police are investigating a serious assault of a man outside a pub in Liverpool.

Reports suggested a Reds supporter had been attacked ahead of Liverpool's Champions League semi-final clash with Roma at Anfield with

Merseyside Police said in a statement:

We are investigating a serious assault of a man outside the Albert pub on Walton Breck Rd at about 7.35pm.

"Officers are appealing to anyone with information, or mobile phone footage to contact our social media desk via twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC."

– Merseyside Police

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