David McGoldrick received racial abuse and Sheffield United insists they’ll assist police to find the person behind it.
In the Premier League, the 32-year-old scored twice in his side’s 3-0 win over Chelsea, later the Irish forward was targeted via Instagram Direct Messaging.
The Blades insist these actions can’t occur when McGoldrick shared a screenshot of the message with the caption “2020 and this is life”.
“We will be supporting David McGoldrick as a club, and will do everything we can to find the perpetrator of this disgusting message.” the club posted on Twitter.
“We must collaborate with the authorities involved to ensure that the individual behind the post is brought to justice.”
“This can’t continue. There is something that needs to change.”