EVERTON have launched an investigation into their very own followers, who allegedly sang a racist chant about Yerry Mina.
The Toffees have spoken to Kick It Out after being alerted to a video of supporters singing throughout the defeat at Manchester Metropolis.
And the membership have vowed to take a no-nonsense strategy to the problem regarding their summer season signing, 24.
A press release printed in The Occasions learn: “Everton Soccer Membership is conscious of the video posted on social media by an unaffiliated supporters’ membership.
“We’re in touch with Kick it Out and are working with them to research the matter additional.
“Everton has a zero tolerance stance in the direction of any type of racism.”
The Occasions claims the video in query exhibits supporters singing a tune celebrating the scale of Mina’s manhood and ‘cocaine behavior’ – each unfounded solutions which seem like based mostly on stereotyping.
Kick It Out have vowed to handle the problem and can regulate future matches.
The organisation stated: “Kick It Out is conscious of footage of alleged racist chanting by supporters of Everton that emerged on-line.
“Racist stereotypes are by no means acceptable, no matter any intention to indicate assist for a participant.
“We now have contacted Everton concerning the problem and can be working carefully with them to make sure a transparent message is distributed that the mantra is just not acceptable.
“If we obtain any reviews referring to the mantra being sung inside a stadium, these can be handed on to the FA and the perpetrators can count on to face punishment.”