Former Arsenal goalkeeper, Jens Lehmann, is set to appear in court on 9 November, charged with assault and attempted assault for an incident that allegedly took place two years ago.

In what seems to have been a road-rage incident that got out of control, Lehmann allegedly ‘felt harassed’ by another driver on the A952 outside Starnberg in November, 2014. He then, allegedly, brought his car, a Fiat, to a stop and engaged in a ‘verbal battle’ with the other driver.

Lehmann then, allegedly, grabbed the man by his scarf and pushed him, according to the details filed by the prosecution.

The case will be heard at the district court in Starnberg, Bavaria.

Saint-Denis, FRANCE: Arsenal's German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann reacts after the referee gave him a red card during the UEFA Champion's League final football match Barcelona vs. Arsenal, 17 May 2006 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, northern Paris. AFP PHOTO ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Saint-Denis, FRANCE: Arsenal’s German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann reacts after the referee gave him a red card during the UEFA Champion’s League final football match Barcelona vs. Arsenal, 17 May 2006 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, northern Paris. AFP PHOTO ODD ANDERSEN

Jens Lehmann has denied the allegations, including threatening to strangle the other driver. “I have never threatened or choked someone,” Lehmann said.

The other man involved in the incident was reportedly uninjured.

Lehmann will be required to attend the proceedings in person, the day before his 47th birthday.

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