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Stewards ‘heard every word’, Liverpool fan says on racist chants

Liverpool fan Sadat Yazdani has spoken out on racist chants towards Mohamed Salah during West Ham United – Liverpool match.

Merseyside club scored first due to Sadio Mane, but conceded in the first half and failed to take 3 points from London Stadium, which means they are now only 3 points ahead of Manchester City in title race.

Yazdani, 22, has already posted a video on social media and it can be heard how Hammers’ fans chant: “Salah you f****** Muslim. F****** Muslim c***.

He said (via ECHO): “I’m a Liverpool fan. I live in London. I had to sit in the home end. I’ve never been to Anfield. It’s quite saddening to hear something like that – but also I wasn’t surprised quite frankly, because it’s very common in football.

“It’s much, much more common than people expect. The stewards could hear every single word he was saying. There were about 20 or 30 [stewards] in front of us and they didn’t do anything.

“In that stand in front of me I could see about 30 stewards. One of them was just smirking.”

“I decided just to film it and hope a police investigation would follow.

“West Ham have contacted me and they’re investigating it. There were no children around – I didn’t see any in that stand. 154.” he added.

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