" West Ham release statement over investigation into racial abuse of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

West Ham release statement over investigation into racial abuse of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

West Ham have confirmed in a statement they have handed evidence to the Metropolitan Police after launching an investigation into the alleged racial abuse of Liverpool ’s Mohamed Salah by one of their fans.

After Monday's game against The Hammers , a video surfaced online showing a fan hurling racial abuse at Mohamed Salah as he was taking a corner.
The video showed a supporter appearing to shout: "Salah you f****** Muslim. F****** Muslim c***."
One young fan could also be heard screaming: "CHEAT" as Salah gets ready to take his corner kick.
West Ham and the police announced on Wednesday they would investigate the allegations.
In a statement shared by the club this evening, West Ham confirmed that they have now given evidence to the Police.
They said: "After a thorough and immediate investigation following the abhorrent racist abuse aimed at Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah on Monday night, West Ham United can confirm that it has handed evidence to the Metropolitan Police.
"The Club is unequivocal in its stance – such abuse will not be tolerated.
"There is no place or excuse for this kind of behaviour."
In an earlier statement, the Met said: "We are aware of a video in which it appears racial abuse is being directed at a player at a West Ham vs Liverpool game at London Stadium on Monday, 4 February.

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