Paul Pogba: Manchester United vows to take action after star targeted by racist abuse on social media

(CNN) — Manchester United states itsworking to identify those responsible for the racist abuse aimed toward midfielder Paul Pogba on social websites following Mondays 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Pogba was targeted following Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio saved his half penalty kick through the Premier League game.
Hes the third player, after the Yakou Meite of Reading and Chelseas Tammy Abraham, after failing to score from the penalty 36, to be abused on media before week.
In a statement, United said that those accountable for the abusedo not reflect the values of the great club.
Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted from the racial abuse directed at Paul Pogba previous night and we utterly condemn it, the club said in a statement.
The individuals who voiced these views dont reflect the values of the great club and it is encouraging to find the huge majority of our lovers condemn this on social media too.
Manchester United has no tolerance of any type of racism or discrimination along with a longstanding commitment to campaigning against it via our #AllRedAllEqual initiative.
We shall work to identify the few involved in such events and choose the most powerful path of actions available to us. We also encourage social networking companies to do it in such types of circumstances.
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Pogbas United teammate Harry Maguire submitted a tweet forecasting the misusedisgusting.
Disgusting. Social media need to do some thing about it… Every account thats opened ought to be confirmed by means of a passport/driving licence. Stop these pitiful 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 portion of that family. You attack him you attack us all… @ManUtd.
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Kick it Out, a UK-based anti-racism charity, said the abuse wasunwarranted andvile.
The latest round of fittings have seen unwarranted and vile racist abuse sent to gamers, Kick it Out mentioned in a statement.
This time Readings Yakou Meite and Manchester Uniteds Paul Pogba. Articles such as these since the beginning of the seasons number further highlights discriminatory abuse on the internet is out of control.
Without immediate as well as the strongest possible action these cowardly actions will continue to grow.
According to its own records, Kick it Out states last year increased by 43 percent, with 274 episodes compared to 192 the former term.
In a statement sent to CNN, Twitter said it strongly condemned theunacceptable behavior of those responsible for the racist abuse and that the social media company was permanently suspended a string of accounts for violating its behavior policy.
Greater Manchester Police said it had been liaising with United to offer aid to the club and Pogba.

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