Raheem Sterling: BT Sport investigating racist abuse criticism throughout Chelsea vs Man Metropolis
Manchester Metropolis star Sterling was close to the touchline and heading for the nook flag as he was abused by a fan, who appeared to shout ‘f**king black c**t, f**ok off’.
One other shouts ‘f**ok you, you c**t’.
The disguting video was posted on Twitter by John Sproull.
BT Sport pundit Jake Humphrey responded to Instances journalist Matthew Syed who additionally tweeted in regards to the incident.
He mentioned: “Hello @matthewsyed. Simply been chatting with the manufacturing group.
“The footage is throughout social media & we’ll be sure the related persons are despatched the footage straight from us.
“If certainly it’s proved to be racist abuse then I hope it’s a lifetime ban. No place for it on this world.”
Syed, who additionally posted a clip of the video, initially tweeted: “This man, far proper, blue jacket, glasses, screaming what seems to be like vile racial abuse. Kick him out @ChelseaFC @premierleague @kickitout. Does anyone know him? Not simply terrible for Sterling however different followers, not least the black man behind him.”
It’s one other bleak reminder of the racist points in soccer after a Tottenham supporter threw a banana pores and skin at Arsenal striker Pierre Emetic Aubameyang final week.
That fan was given a lifetime ban by Tottenham and it stays to be seen if this Chelsea fan will likely be recognized and hit with the same punishment.
Chelsea beat Manchester Metropolis at Stamford Bridge, permitting Liverpool to take care of prime spot after their win over Bournemouth earlier within the day.
It was Metropolis’s first loss within the league this season after 16 video games.
Targets from N’Golo Kante and David Luiz secured the three factors for Chelsea that sees them return as much as third within the desk.
After the sport goalscorer Luiz mentioned: “It was an amazing recreation. I believe we’re taking part in in opposition to the perfect group in Europe in the intervening time. They’ve nice gamers and are taking part in very effectively.
“We needed to endure however then we took our likelihood to attain. It went effectively, our plan. We have now had some unhealthy outcomes however tried to enhance.
“All of the group did nice. We hold combating however hold our toes on the bottom.”
And Kante mentioned: “They’re an excellent group. We suffered collectively then afterwards we did not hand over and received the 2 targets. We’re proud of the win.
“An important factor is to present my finest on the pitch. I’m completely happy to be on the scoresheet.”