West Ham to investigate Livermore’s altercation with fans

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Jake Livermore has made 20 Premier League appearances for West Brom this season
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West Ham will look into the events that led to West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore’s confrontation with home fans at London Stadium on Tuesday.

Livermore was substituted in the second-half of his side’s 2-1 defeat.

The England international then got involved in a heated exchange with some West Ham supporters and needed escorting down the tunnel.

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West Brom manager Alan Pardew said he did not know what prompted Livermore to react as he did.

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“Obviously you don’t want to see a player in the crowd,” said the Baggies boss.

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“There’s no way he’s going in the crowd – because I know him, he’s a great lad – unless he was provoked severely. That’s all I know.

“I haven’t had a chance to talk to Jake. I’ll speak to Jake and we’ll go from there.”

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West Ham manager David Moyes said he did not see the incident, but added: “I didn’t know about it, but I’ve been told something happened.”

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