Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demands the ban on the life of the spectator of the 'monkey song' in the Manchester derby

MANCHESTER: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demanded a ban on everyone's life soccer reasons for the viewer who allegedly directed songs of racist monkeys to Brazilian midfielder Fred of his team on Saturday.

United 2-1 Premier league Derby beat neighbors and defending champions Manchester City was overshadowed by a series of ugly incidents in the Etihad.

Solskjaer said both Fred and his teammate Jesse Lingard had been affected by the alleged abuse.

However, the Norwegian insisted that it is the person concerned, rather than the City as a club, who must bear the worst part of the sanctions.

"Why don't we educate him instead? It's not City's fault, it's his. Nothing to do with Man City as a soccer club," said the United boss.

"He's been caught on camera and he should never be allowed into a soccer ground again, it's unacceptable."

The city pledged to adopt a zero tolerance approach against fans who have subjected United players to racist abuse.

Fred was hit by objects thrown by the crowd as he prepared to take a corner in the second half, while the images on social networks seemed to show a fan of the City imitating a monkey in the Brazilian.

Manchester City FC is aware of a video circulating on social networks that seems to show a supporter making racial gestures during the second half of the game against Manchester United tonight, City said in a statement.

Club officials are working with the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) to help them identify anyone interested and help them with their queries.

The Club is also working with GMP regarding an instance of objects that are thrown onto the field. The Club applies a zero tolerance policy regarding discrimination of any kind, and any person found guilty of racial abuse will be expelled from the club for life.

The incident occurs after England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria in October stopped twice due to racist abuses, while Raheem Sterling of the City was the target of defeat in Chelsea a year ago.

We keep talking about it every week and it doesn't stop unless it has consequences, Solskjaer added.

It affected him (Fred) and Jesse. Sometimes you feel sorry for these people. It is an act of ignorance.

Head of the city Pep Guardiola He offered his support for the club's position.

I support the statement made by the club, Guardiola said.

It is a battle to fight every day. Unfortunately, it has happened in many places and I hope it does not happen again.

Lingard called the apparent behavior of the individual shameful.

Commenting on a Twitter post that shows a video of the alleged incident, the United star wrote: Not even this idiot can ruin the feeling tonight, shameful behavior, can be the derby, but there is never a reason to be racist!

The anti-racism group Kick It Out said it had been flooded with reports of alleged racist abuses of several people during the game.

Meanwhile, the Association of Professional Footballers also condemned the alleged abuse.

We are disappointed by what appears to be the racist abuse of fans in the Manchester derby today, the players union tweeted.

We welcome this prompt response from Manchester City. Racist abuse is a criminal offense and must be treated accordingly.

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