Former Liverpool defence lawyer and current Derby County defender Andre Wisdom was hospitalised on Monday night, 29 June, after he was stabbed and robbed when he got out of his car while visiting a relative in the Toxteth district of Liverpool.
According to reports, the unprovoked attack came after Derby’s 2-1 win over Reading.
Wisdom was involved in the entire match and was about to visit a relative after the game when the attack happened.
Former Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom was recovering in hospital after being stabbed when he got out of his car to visit a relative.
His sister told The Sun: “He was stabbed and is in hospital. He is stable and my other brother is on his way there. It’s crazy. I can’t believe it.
The club tweeted on Monday night: “Get well soon, Wis.
A source told the Sun: “It’s terrible news. He must have been on a high after his team played so well. That something like this happened is just tragic. It was completely unprovoked.
It’s impossible to imagine what his family must be going through.
All his fans wish him a speedy recovery and hope that he will return to the pitch soon.
His football club, Derby County, told Sportsmail in an interview: “Derby County Football Club can confirm that Andre Wisdom was the victim of unprovoked assault and robbery.
He suffered injuries that led to his being taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition.
Merseyside police are currently conducting an investigation and the Club will focus its efforts on supporting Andre and his family. We will therefore not be making any further comments at this stage.
Wisdom made his first team debut for Liverpool in September 2012 in a Europa League match against Young Boys. He later moved to the derby in 2017 after falling out of favour with the club.