Man City fan makes monkey noises and gesture at Manchester Utd's Fred in derby clash
Added 12-08-19 02:36:07am EST - “More than one Manchester United player reported that they were racially abused after a? Manchester City fan appeared to make monkey noises and gestures.” - Dailymail.co.uk
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More than one Manchester United player reported that they were racially abused after a Manchester City fan appeared to make monkey noises and gestures in the direction of midfielder Fred in Saturday's derby.
Footage of the incident involving the Brazilian was captured by Sky Sports' cameras during United's 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium which appeared to show a man directing his disgusting actions towards the player.
Sportsmail understands the incident was seen by Man Utd officials on their phones and passed on to stewards who reported it to the control centre where all the CCTV is.
A Manchester City fan (one place to the left of steward on the right) appeared to make monkey noises and gestures towards Fred
The fan was there for a while afterwards but it is unclear at this stage if he left or was kicked out, but both Manchester City and Greater Manchester Police are looking to identify the man involved.
We have been inundated with reports of alleged racist abuse from a number of individuals during this evenings Manchester Derby.— Kick It Out (@kickitout) December 7, 2019
We will be contacting both clubs to offer our support and hope swift action is taken to identify the offenders.
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