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The big issue coming in the wake of the Romelu Lukaku chant controversy is not simply that some sections of the Manchester United support deemed it funny or acceptable in the first place but that they are steadfast in their refusal to countenance that it could be described as racist. It’s one thing for a fan to make a monkey chant or unleash the N-word on a black player. The footage was described as “hilarious” on YouTube and all the usual banter content sites were asking permission to use it on their own Twitter feeds.
It was snapped by Real Betis, by heroics, by guilt-edged misses and by luck. It ended with a 1-0 loss at home, and ended despite 27 Real Madrid shots, and almost two dozen inside the penalty area. The streak, which stretched back to April 2016, also ended despite Cristiano Ronaldo … Or perhaps because of him?
Jack Wilshere is looking to move to London rivals West Ham in January after Arsenal showed little interest in extending his contract when it expires at the end of the season, according to reports. Wilshere, whose career has been plagued by injuries, spent last season on loan with Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth after Arsene Wenger made it clear he wasn’t a first choice at Arsenal. The 25-year-old is back in north London this season but has played just 22 minutes so far, coming off the bench in a 3-1 win over Cologne in the Europa League group stage.