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Racists troll United midfielder, Pogba after losing penalty in Wolves clash

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Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba came under racist abuse on social media after failing to score a penalty in the 1-1 draw against Wolves on Monday.

“Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted by the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba last night and we utterly condemn it,” United said in a club statement.

“The individuals who expressed these views do not represent the values of our great club and it is encouraging to see the vast majority of our fans condemn this on social media also.

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“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.

“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.”

Pogba is the latest player in English football to suffer racial abuse on social media after a match.

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham suffered the same abuse after missing a penalty against Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup final.

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