Manchester United winger Anthony Elanga racially abused while playing for Sweden

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Manchester United winger Anthony Elanga was the taxable of alleged racist maltreatment by the absorption portion playing for the Sweden Under-21 broadside against Italy this week, the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) said connected Wednesday.

The 2 teams played retired a 1-1 gully successful a European qualifier successful Monza connected Tuesday, with Elanga, who was taken disconnected successful the 72nd minute, being progressive successful an incidental with opposing players aft the last whistle.

"In transportation with the U21 nationalist team's European Championship qualifier against Italy successful Monza connected Tuesday, Anthony Elanga has stated aft the lucifer that helium has been subjected to a racist remark from an hostile successful the Italian U21 nationalist team," the SvFF said successful a statement.

Manager Claes Eriksson added: "We person told our mentation of what happened and person submitted an oral study to some the referees and the lucifer delegates. Now we are waiting for feedback done the lucifer study and the referee report.

"No 1 should person to beryllium exposed to racism, that is wholly unacceptable. We each basal down and enactment Anthony successful this."

Elanga, 19, has made 3 elder appearances for United, scoring against Wolverhampton Wanderers connected the last time of past season.

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