Pictures have arisen of the weighty police presence around the West Ham allies’ mentors hours before the Europa Association conflict with Olympiacos in Athens
The pictures were shared by columnist Sean Whetstone through his Twitter account, showing police outfitted with revolt safeguards covering the roads on one or the other side of the mentor caravan.
The Day to day Mail provided details regarding 24 October that the fans would be accompanied to and from the arena in a mentor guard with weighty police security, and that has proactively started in Athens.
Not precisely a warm greeting
Hammers fans haven’t precisely been greeted to Athens wholeheartedly by the Greek police. Obviously, the expanded presence is pointed toward guarding fans from any likely difficulty, however it will not be doing a lot to quiet the nerves of the voyaging allies.
Such weighty police presence has frequently prompted circumstances heightening between fans with their contribution, however the expectations of by and large around West Ham will be that any difficult situation will be excused because of the actions.
As well as the expanded police presence and security for the voyaging fans, the Everyday Mail additionally detailed that they would be saved in the arena for 30 minutes after full-time to permit groups to scatter prior to permitting them to leave.
The choice by UEFA to have both Olympiacos and Panathinaikos games on that very night will without a doubt bring on additional issues, only days after their game was canceled with a player hospitalized, with pressures on that front stewing behind the front of the Europa Association conflict.