“Big players better than me have tried to stop that, but it’s not easy at all. We have done everything we can to show the red card to racism,” he said.

“But people are still into it, that’s part of life.”

A similar debate cropped up in 2011 when Spurs fans were urged not to sing a chant about Emmanuel Adebayor.

The club conceded it was offensive in nature, but not racist.

AUTHOR’S TAKE:

Manchester United fans will have to stop singing this chat as it has been found offensive and racist by the anti-racism organisation. Similar cases have happened before and actions were taken against. There shouldn’t be racism involved, especially in a game like football where players around all countries play together. Racism should be red-carded.