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Sport FA to investigate Morata chant

01:50  11 september  2017
01:50  11 september  2017 Source:

Morata urges Chelsea fans to scrap controversial new chant

  Morata urges Chelsea fans to scrap controversial new chant Sections of the Chelsea fans at Leicester City used anti-Semitic language in a song about Alvaro Morata and were urged not to repeat it.Alvaro Morata does not want to be associated with a controversial new chant about him that Chelsea have urged supporters to stop singing.

The Football Association is launching an investigation after a section of Chelsea supporters chanted an anti-Semitic song about record signing Alvaro Morata . Though Chelsea and Morata swiftly condemned the chants after the 2-1 win over Leicester on Saturday, the FA will contact the Premier

Chelsea could face punishment from the FA after their fans indulged in offensive anti-Semitic chanting during their 2-1 win over Leicester. Stamford Bridge chiefs were swift to condemn the song, supposedly dedicated to Alvaro Morata , which contains offensive lyrics relating to Jews.

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The Football Association has confirmed it intends to open an investigation into the Alvaro Morata chant sung by Chelsea supporters during the recent win over Leicester City.

Morata opened the scoring as Antonio Conte's side won 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, although the match was marred by the offensive chant which contains an anti-Semitic reference to Chelsea's cross-city rivals Tottenham.

Chelsea director of communications Steve Atkins condemned the chant in a statement on Saturday evening, while Kick It Out urged the Blues to ban any supporters found guilty of singing the song.

Chelsea: Morata chant abhorrent

  Chelsea: Morata chant abhorrent Chelsea have labelled a chant used by supporters for Alvaro Morata as "abhorrent", "totally unacceptable" and confirmed police are investigating. Atkins, alongside head coach Antonio Conte, made the address at Chelsea's Monday press conference ahead of their Champions League tie with Qarabag FK on Tuesday.Morata opened the scoring for Chelsea in their victory over Leicester on Saturday, but the match was marred by the chant which contains an anti-Semitic reference to Chelsea's cross-city rivals Tottenham.

Alvaro Morata has condemned the chant that praised him, but insulted Tottenham fans during the 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge. The FA will be in contact with the Blues on Monday in a bid to identify the individuals involved with the disrespectful chant .

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"The club and the players appreciate the fans passionate support away from home, of course, but the language in that song is not acceptable at all I've spoken to Alvaro about it," said Atkins.

"Alvaro does not want to be connected with that particular song in any way and both the player and club request the supporters stop singing it with immediate effect."

The Football Association will now "seek observations" from Chelsea as they begin their investigation into the chant.

Man Utd urged to ban 'racist' Lukaku chant by Kick It Out .
A section of supporters were recorded signing the terrace song during last week's win over Basel, and the anti-racism organisation have intervenedManchester United have been asked to ban a terrace chant about Romelu Lukaku by anti-racism organisation Kick It Out.


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