Raheem Sterling has told police he was aware of being racially abused at Stamford Bridge.
Sterling was interviewed by members of the Metropolitan Police on Sunday, who travelled north as part of their investigation into an incident during Manchester City’s match with Chelsea.
And the England star confirmed he had heard racist insults and other foul language as he went to collect a ball for a corner near the Matthew Harding Stand
One Chelsea fan (circled) allegedly shouted racial abuse at Raheem Sterling in a shocking incident at Stamford Bridge; it was one of a number of aggressive insults hurled at the Man City forward from the crowd although only one appeared to be racist
Sterling appeared to laugh off the vile abuse; video footage appeared to show the fan (circled) saying ‘you f****** black c***’
The Met Police confirmed they are investigating an incident of alleged racist abuse towards Sterling. The man alleged to have committed the offence is obscured in this picture, which shows a number of other Chelsea fans jeering the player