Chelsea condemn racial abuse aimed at Jackson

April 23, 2024 12:00 pm

Nicolas Jackson [Source: BBC]

Chelsea say they are “disgusted by the racial abuse directed towards their player Nicolas Jackson via social media” following their FA Cup semi-final defeat by Manchester City on Saturday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side lost 1-0 to City at Wembley in a game in which Jackson missed three promising chances.

In a statement , the club said that there is no place in society for any form of discrimination and that they operate a zero-tolerance approach to any incident of this nature.

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The club will support any criminal prosecutions and take the strongest possible action, including bans, against any individual who is found to be a season ticket-holder or member.

They furthers state that Jackson needs time to improve and he’ll be better next season for sure.