Chelsea Release Statement Telling Fans To Stop Singing Alvaro Morata Song
Chelsea have released a statement telling fans to stop singing their song for Alvaro Morata.
The Blues fans have apparently been chanting the following for the Spanish striker since he joined from Real Madrid in the summer:
"Morata ooh, he signed from Real Madrid, he hates the f***ing y**s, Morata ooh."
While there's no video we can find which has any Chelsea fans singing the song, it's obviously going to attract criticism for the word 'yid' - an offensive term sometimes attributed to Tottenham supporters by other fans.
Morata celebrates scoring for Chelsea. Images: PA
Chelsea are aware of the song anyway and have released a statement condemning it.
They describe it as "not acceptable at all" and finish it off by saying Morata wants fans to stop singing it, per Dan Levene:
CFC statement on Morata song: "The language in that song is not acceptable at all. Alvaro has requested supporters stop singing it."
- Dan Levene (@danlevene) September 9, 2017
Alvaro Morata demands Chelsea fans stop singing a derogatory chant about #thfc supporters. https://t.co/dtwMzmYjZU
- Hotspur Related (@HotspurRelated) September 9, 2017
Full Chelsea statement on the Morata chant #cfc pic.twitter.com/RsU4Ttwuvh
- Liam Twomey (@liam_twomey) September 9, 2017
Chelsea have asked fans to stop singing the "unacceptable" Morata song. Spokesman: "He doesn't want to be associated with it." #LEICHE
- Gary Taphouse (@garytaphouse) September 9, 2017
Alvaro Morata asking to not be associated with a Chelsea chant about him aimed at Spurs is just brilliant.
- Dan Grimes (@False_CB) September 9, 2017
You would expect that, with this statement, it should put an end to the song being chanted around the Blues support.
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