Tom Werner, the president of Liverpool, responded frontally to the accusations of Gérald Darmanin after the incidents at the Stade de France.
The Champions League final has not finished spilling a lot of ink after the incidents at the Stade de France. Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castera and Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin have decided to blame the incidents on Liverpool supporters. According to members of the government, the presence of 30,000 to 40,000 Reds fans with counterfeit tickets caused chaos in Saint-Denis. A version strongly contradicted by the testimonies which are multiplying over the days. Liverpool President Tom Werner published a letter to the French government in the Liverpool Echo on Tuesday.
Liverpool resents the French government
And logically, the boss of the Reds strongly accused Gérald Darmanin and defended the Liverpool supporters present in Saint-Denis on Saturday evening. “Your comments are irresponsible, unprofessional and completely disrespectful to the thousands of physically and emotionally hurt fans” The Liverpool boss first launches with regard to Amélie Oudéa-Castera and Gérald Damarnin before continuing. “I denounce a strategy seeking to assign blame to others through a press conference. On behalf of all the fans who experienced this nightmare, I ask for an apology from you, and assurances that the French authorities and UEFA will allow an independent and transparent investigation to take place. » launched the president of Liverpool, revolted by the communication of the government of Elisabeth Borne after the incidents having enamelled the final of the Champions League on Saturday evening between the Reds and Real Madrid. Words without concession from Tom Werner, who shows that the pill does not cross the Channel.