Newcastle United captain, Jamaal Lascelles, has been spotted in a viral footage engaging grim-looking gangsters in a night brawl that left his brother and friend bloodied and unconscious, MySportDab reports.
In a viral footage that has swept the social media, Lascelles was seen fighting dirty with assailants said to be gangsters
Further details of what led to the incident reveals, Lascelles was on a nightout in the city center with his younger brother and friend.
They were having a nice time at a club known as Chinawhite and were about to leave the club when a man approached his younger brother and gave a him a blow with an elbow.
Lascelles reacted furiously to the incident and went on a reprisal attack on the assailant, who was a member of a gang.
Lascelles’ reprisal attracted other members of the gang who waded into the fight leading to the outbreak of the mass brawl.
A bottle of vodka was reportedly thrown at Lascelles while the fight rage on as he struggles to defend himself, his brother, and friend against the assailants.
Lascelles reportedly threw down one of the attackers on the floor but his brother was hit in the head left bloodied.
His friend, who also joined the fight, is said to have been knocked down and left unconscious as the brawl escalated.
The gangsters reportedly threatened to shoot Lascelles during the brawl which was finally dispersed by the Police.
Lascelles’ friend has reportedly hospitalized after fears he was dead as he was left unconscious for 15 minutes.
The Police have begun investigations into the incident but no arrest has been made while Newcastle United have pledged to deal with the issue involving their captain internally.