Liverpool, Man Utd release joint statement ahead of Monday match

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Liverpool and Manchester United generally don’t find themselves on the same page often, but the Premier League rivals came together Thursday to ask their fans to keep it cool on Monday.

The Reds and Red Devils will tangle at Anfield to close out the Premier League matchweek, and both sides want the intense rivalry to stay on the right side of the line.

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The clubs issued this in a joint statement, from

“Both clubs, their supporters and football fans around the world are looking forward to this historic and passionate match between two of the sport’s biggest and oldest rivals.

“There is great rivalry between our fans and we ask all supporters to be respectful and help eradicate all forms of offensive and discriminatory behaviour from the game.

“If any supporters are found to be engaged in any form of offensive or discriminatory behaviour by stewards or via CCTV then they will be immediately removed from the stadium, risk arrest, prosecution and be reported in accordance with the club’s ground regulations. 

“This is an unrivalled fixture in the Premier League calendar and we thank all fans for their continued support in this important area of the game.”