Manchester United players were racially treated via social media on Wednesday evening after the lost home game against Sheffield United. The English top club strongly disapproves the statements in a statement and speaks of “anonymous mindless idiots”.
“Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted by the racist statements that players received via social media after last night’s game. We condemn it utterly and it is encouraging to see other fans on social media condemning this too,” United writes on the website. .
“Manchester United does not tolerate any form of racism or discrimination and has long been committed to campaigning. Identifying these anonymous mindless idiots remains problematic. We urge social media platforms and regulatory authorities to tighten up measures.” to prevent this kind of behavior. “
United lost 2-1 at home to Sheffield United, the latter in the Premier League on Wednesday.