(CNN) — Manchester United states it’s”working to identify” those responsible for the racist abuse directed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Following Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio saved his half penalty kick through the Premier League match pogba was targeted.
He is the player, following Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham and Reading’s Yakou Meite, to be racially abused on websites before week.
In a statement, United explained that those responsible for the abuse”don’t represent the values of our great club.”
“Everybody at Manchester United is disgusted from the racial abuse directed at Paul Pogba past night and we completely condemn it,” the team said in a statement.
“The individuals who expressed these views do not reflect the values of the great club and it’s encouraging to see that the huge majority of our lovers condemn this on interpersonal websites too.
“Manchester United has no tolerance of any type of racism or discrimination along with a long-standing commitment to campaigning from it during our #AllRedAllEqual initiative.
“We will work to recognize the few involved in such incidents and choose the strongest path of actions available to us. In addition, we encourage social media companies to take action in such cases.”
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Pogba’s United teammate Harry Maguire published a tweet predicting the abuse”disgusting.
“Disgusting. Social networking will need to do some thing about it… Every account that’s opened ought to be confirmed by a passport/driving licence. Stop these pathetic trolls making accounts to abuse individuals @Twitter @Instagram.”
United striker Marcus Rashford tweeted:”Enough now, this has to prevent @Twitter. Manchester United is a family. @paulpogba is a part of the family. You strike him you strike us all… @ManUtd.
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Kick it Out, a UK-based anti-racism charity, said the abuse was”unwarranted” and”vile.”
“The latest round of fittings have seen unwarranted and vile racist abuse delivered to players,” Kick it Out said in a declaration.
“This time Reading’s Yakou Meite along with Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. The number of posts such as these because the beginning of the year highlights how ineffectual abuse on the internet is out of control.
“Without immediate and the strongest possible actions these cowardly acts will continue to grow.”
According to its records, Kick out it says last season increased by 43 percent, with 274 episodes compared to 192 the former term.
In a statement sent to CNN, Twitter said it strongly condemned the”unacceptable behavior” of those responsible for the racist abuse and that the social media firm was permanently suspended a succession of accounts for breaking up its conduct policy.
Greater Manchester Police said it had been liaising with United to offer support to the club and Pogba.

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