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Kick It Out condemns video believed to show Chelsea fans’ racist Salah chant

The video, which has been widely shared on social media, showed the group singing ‘Salah is a bomber’.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah during the Premier League match at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton (Adam Davy/PA)
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah during the Premier League match at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton (Adam Davy/PA)

A video showing a group, believed to be Chelsea fans, singing a racist song has been condemned by equality and inclusion organisation Kick It Out.

The video, which has been widely shared on social media, showed the group singing “Salah is a bomber” apparently in reference to Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.

“It’s not on the terraces, but it’s still a disgrace. We don’t want fans like that anywhere near our game,” Kick It Out tweeted.

“We will be liaising with @ChelseaFC to ensure those involved are identified and punished swiftly and effectively. #KickItOut”

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Chelsea declined to comment on the basis that it has not been established that these are Chelsea fans.

The Blues’ first-leg quarter-final Europa League tie against Slavia Prague takes place in the Czech Republic.

The Czech police have yet to respond to the Press Association’s request for comment.

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