A Feyenoord fan has been arrested after setting off a flare in George Square.

Hundreds of fans for the Dutch club have descended in Glasgow's city centre ahead of the side's Europa League clash with Rangers later this evening.

We previously reported how supporters are planning to march through Glasgow from the civic space to Ibrox.

It was reported in Dutch media how fans wanted to "let the drink flow" in the square in the hours leading up to the match.

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But police have since confirmed that a 22-year-old man has been arrested after setting off a flare.

They also sent a stark warning against the "illegal and dangerous" pyrotechnics.

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Superintendent Craig Smith, the officer in charge of the policing operation for the Rangers v Feyenoord Europa League match said: "I can confirm that a 22-year-old man has been arrested after a flare was set off in George Square this afternoon. 

"He has also been arrested in connection with drugs offences.

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"My message to all supporters is don’t attempt to bring pyrotechnics, such as flares or smoke bombs into the stadium or set off in the city. 

"It is irresponsible. They are illegal and dangerous and we will robustly enforce legislation."

Rangers take on Feyenoord in the Europa League at Ibrox at 8pm this evening.