Olivier Giroud SLAMS Chelsea Fans For Mohamed Salah Racial Chants – ‘We Are Behind Salah’

On Wednesday, a video of a group of Chelsea supporters singing a derogatory song about Salah started doing the rounds on social media.

The sickening video showed fans chanting ‘Salah is a bomber’ and caused widespread outrage.

Chelsea took swift action against three of the men in the video, barring them from attending the team’s Europa League tie against Slavia Prague last night.

Giroud was utterly disgusted by the video and made his opinions on the matter known after the Blues’ 1-0 win in Prague.

“I think these people shouldn’t belong to Chelsea,” the France international said.

“I think the club and everybody condemns these kind of things, and we are 100 per cent behind Mo Salah. I think nowadays it shouldn’t happen.”

Chelsea condemned the actions of the fans in the video in a brief statement last night and branded them an ‘embarrassment’ to the club.

“Chelsea FC finds all forms of discriminatory behaviour abhorrent and where there is clear evidence of Chelsea season ticket holders or members involved in such behaviour, we will take the strongest possible action against them,” the statement read.

“Such individuals are an embarrassment to the vast majority of Chelsea supporters who won’t tolerate them in their club.”

Liverpool also released a statement on the matter, in which they thanked Chelsea for their swift action.

It read: “The video circulating online, showing vile discriminatory chants being aimed at one of our players, is dangerous and disturbing.

“Already this season, we have seen repulsive discriminatory abuse inside stadiums in England, Europe and across the world; abuse that was captured on devices and put into the public domain. We have also witnessed numerous hateful attacks on social media.

“This behaviour needs to be called out for what it is – unadulterated bigotry.

“Liverpool Football Club believes it is the responsibility of those in positions of authority, following proper process, to act urgently to identify and then punish anyone committing a hate crime.

“There is no place for this behaviour in football, there is no place for it in society.

“A crime of this nature has more victims than any individual it is aimed at and, as such, collective and decisive action is needed to address it.

“As pertains to this latest incident, the club is working with Merseyside Police to ascertain the facts around this footage with the aim of identifying individuals featuring in it.

“In addition, we are working directly with Chelsea Football Club on the matter.

“We thank them for their condemnation and a commitment to act urgently to identify any individuals responsible.”

Coincidentally, Chelsea face Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, a game they must win to keep their hopes of Champions League football alive.

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