Man United players targeted with racist abuse at Man City

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United players were targeted with racist abuse and had coins thrown at them by Manchester City fans during Saturday’s Premier League derby at the Etihad Stadium.

English football’s anti-racism body, Kick It Out, said it had been “inundated with reports of alleged racist abuse from a number of individuals” at the game, which United won 2-1.

One incident appeared to be captured on camera in the second half when a fan seemed to mimic a monkey gesture in front of United midfielder Fred. Objects also hit the Brazilian on his back.

“I’ve seen it on the video,” United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said. “Fred and Jesse (Lingard) in the corner taking coins from
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