In what was a great game for the neutral between Wolves and United, has been marred by racial abuse directed at Paul Pogba.
In a game that will undoubtedly be remembered for the penalty debacle.
Where Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford had a discussion about who should take the penalty. Pogba takes it and consequently misses it.
It should be remembered for the end to end action, the high tempo counter-attacking and two very different but fantastic goal.
According to The Mirror, now what was a spectacle game for what the Premier League has to offer, is being tarnished by another disgusting public condemnation using racial slurs aimed at Manchester United player Paul Pogba.
Only days after the Chelsea player Tammy Abraham was verbally attacked attack. There has been further racial abuse in English football.
This time aimed at Manchester United’s Paul Pogba.
Manchester United have been quick to act, condemning the abuse and releasing an official statement.
Manchester United has zero tolerance of any form of racism or discrimination and a long-standing commitment to campaigning against it through our #AllRedAllEqual initiative (3/4)
— utdreport (@utdreport) August 20, 2019
“Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted by the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba last night and we utterly condemn it.”
”The individuals who expressed these views do not represent the values of our great club.”
“It is encouraging to see the vast majority of our fans condemn this on social media also.”
”Manchester United has zero-tolerance of any form of racism or discrimination”
“And has a long-standing commitment to campaigning against it through our #AllRedAllEqual initiative.”
— Sandeep Malhotra (@Sandeepm01) August 20, 2019
“We will work to identify the few involved in these incidents and take the strongest course of action available to us.”
“We also encourage social media companies to take action in these cases.”
Racial abuse appears to be on the rise in English football after Readings Yakou Meite reported a racial attack vis social media after his teams game on Sunday.
There is a widespread call from the FA and Kick it Out, for social media platforms to be more aggressive in their punishments for people who use their systems to spread such abuse.
— Kick It Out (@kickitout) August 20, 2019