Nigerian defender Ifeanyi Udeze has revealed he wants to leave PAOK Salonika after being attacked at knifepoint on Sunday night.

A club spokesman said the 25-year-old was attacked by four fans after PAOK’s defeat by Olympiakos.

“We had a bad match against Olympiakos with some trouble with the supporters,” said the spokesman.

“Ifeanyi was attacked and threatened with a knife. His car was damaged but he was not hurt.

“But he has said he no longer wishes to play for the club.”

Sunday’s match was halted towards the end when a section of seating was set on fire by PAOK fans.

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