RACE ROW REF IN CHELSEA LEG BREAK THREAT

Player ac­cused of in­tim­i­da­tion af­ter game

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of the things that has al­legedly been said, it’s not been as­cer­tained by whom, but a lot of things have been said inside the heat of the dress­ing room dur­ing a fu­ri­ous con­fronta­tion.”

Clat­ten­burg – who had sent off two Chelsea play­ers – booked Mikel for dis­sent in the 76th minute of the tie at Stam­ford Bridge, and the mid­fielder’s team­mates, David Luiz and Ramires, im­me­di­ately in­formed him that the ref­eree had made racist com­ments in his di­rec­tion.

At the fi­nal whis­tle, with United hav­ing won 3-2, Mikel con­fronted the ref­eree in his dress­ing room.

In a sep­a­rate in­ci­dent, the ref is also ac­cused of call­ing Mata a “Span­ish tw*t.”

The FA is car­ry­ing out its own in­ves­ti­ga­tion and the Met has launched a probe af­ter a com­plaint from the So­ci­ety Of Black Lawyers.

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