Manchester City have banned two young fans for ‘vile’ chants about Sir after the death of the legend.
The United and great died at the age 86, .
during the club’s 2-1 win over Brighton and they have now taken action.
‘Manchester City can confirm that two minors have been identified in connection with the vile chanting heard at the Etihad Stadium during half-time of last weekend’s home match against Brighton,’ read a club statement on Thursday.
‘The individuals in question have subsequently been suspended from attending all home or away fixtures and their details have been shared with Greater Manchester Police who are investigating the matter.
‘Following the conclusion of Greater Manchester Police’s ongoing investigation, the individuals will be subject to the club’s official sanctions and bans process.’
On Sunday, City released the following statement concerning the matter: ‘The club condemns these chants in the strongest terms, and apologises unreservedly to the family and friends of Sir Bobby, and to all those at Manchester United.
‘On this day of all days, when the stadium stood to pay tribute to our own legend in Francis Lee, Manchester City supporters should understand and appreciate as keenly as anyone the need for respect in our game.’
The Manchester rivals are set to play each other in the Premier League at Old Trafford this weekend.
Erik ten Hag’s side to Charlton.