Police are investigating an incident that saw Tottenham’s Dele Alli struck on the head by a plastic bottle during their two-nil win at Arsenal on Wednesday. The bottle was thrown from the crowd at Emirates Stadium during the Carabao Cup quarter-final.
The twenty-two-year-old England midfielder, was hit near the touchline as Arsenal prepared to take a throw-in in the seventy-third minute.
The Metropolitan Police says it is working with Arsenal to try to identify the person responsible.
Arsenal have said that they are examining CCTV to find the person who threw the bottle, but police say no arrests have been made.
The Football Association is aware of the incident and will support the police and clubs as they look into the matter.