Benoit to meet fan to bring amicable end to confrontation

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Benoit Assou-Ekotto is to meet with the fan he clashed with on Saturday in order to bring an ‘amicable’ end to the issue.

The Tottenham left-back was involved in an angry confrontation next to the tunnel after the final whistle and had to dragged away by Joe Jordan.

Police were investigating the incident, whilst the FA are awaiting the referee’s report before taking any action of their own.

A statement from Tottenham read, “The club takes the conduct of our supporters and players, and the relationship between them, very seriously.

“We understand that the supporter has now withdrawn the complaint and that he and Benoit are due to speak this week to bring an amicable end to the matter.”

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