Watford star Tory Deeney was threatened with pepper spray after a nightclub brawl
The striker was attacked inside the club by a fan, who was pestering the Watford captain for a photograph.
The incident happened at Levana Bar in Birmingham after Watford's 2-0 defeat to Manchester United.
Video footage taken outside the bar showed a policewoman shouting at Deeney and holding up pepper spray towards him.
Tory Deeney was involved in the incident after the 2-0 defeat to Manchester United
A source told The Sun: “Troy didn’t want to pose, which irritated the guy.
“Troy was punched by him and then again by one of the bloke’s pals.
“Everyone was then removed from the club.”
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The police were not involved after the incident and no-one was injured.
Deeney was jailed for 10 months in 2013 after attacking a group of students in Birmingham.
After his release from prison Deeney insisted he was a reformed character and admitted the experience was the best thing that ever happened to him.