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The Metropolitan Police has confirmed it is investigating alleged racist behaviour by a home supporter during the Chelsea-Manchester United game at Stamford Bridge last night.
A photograph published in the national press appeared to show a fan making a 'monkey' gesture during the Blues' Capital One Cup fourth-round win.
Officials at Chelsea earlier confirmed the club has launched its own investigation into the incident.
Chelsea Football Club has not contacted police over an allegedly racist gesture made by one of the club's fans to a Manchester United player during last night's match at Stamford Bridge, a Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed.
Chelsea Football Club has launched an investigation after a supporter was photographed making an apparent racist gesture towards a Manchester United player.
The picture, published in more than one national newspaper, seems to show a fan making a 'monkey' gesture towards a United player during last night's Capital One Cup clash between the two clubs at Stamford Bridge.
Police are also aware of the photograph but have not yet received a formal allegation on which to open a criminal investigation.