Manchester United warn their fans about their behavior after receiving a complaint that ‘discriminatory language’ was directed at a Wolves player above their HEIGHT during the recent defeat to Bruno Lage’s side at Old Trafford
- Man United have emailed fans after inappropriate language was used
- The incident occurred when the team lost 1-0 to Wolves . earlier this month
- It is alleged that the abuse directed at a Wolves player mocked their height
Manchester United have emailed some of their supporters after learning that a Wolves player was verbally assaulted at Old Trafford because of his height, according to reports.
The incident came during the Red Devils’ 1-0 defeat to Wolves earlier this month, when Joao Moutinho bagged a late winner for the visitors.
Obviously, the complaint was filed after the match, meaning specific individuals were not identified at the time.
Joao Moutinho scored the only goal of the game when Wolves defeated Man United earlier this month
United had a frustrating evening as they slipped to their fourth home loss of the season
As a result, United emailed their response to fans believed to be in the area where the abuse was allegedly coming from.
As reported by the athletic, the email read: ‘Thank you for attending the Premier League game between Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 3, 2022.
“The club has been made aware that some of the public at this match used discriminatory language aimed at a Wolverhampton Wanderers player in relation to his height.
Manchester United are fully committed to ensuring that any form of discriminatory abuse and/or offensive behavior is eliminated and appropriate action can be taken against individuals identified as participating in discriminatory and/or offensive singing or behavior.
Some United fans have been accused of sending inappropriate language to a Wolves player
“If you witness this type of prohibited discriminatory or abusive behavior, please report it at manutd.com/seered.”
Ralf Rangnick’s squad has struggled on the pitch in recent weeks as the interim boss saw his team lose points in two of their last three league games.
It now appears that things are not going well in the stands either, although United’s hierarchy has acted quickly to try and ensure there are no further problems.
The 13-time Premier League champions will face consecutive away games over the next four days against Aston Villa and Brentford, before returning next Saturday to play for their home fans against West Ham.