Cavani’s social media post may call for investigation

281 views | Olorunfemi Adejuyigbe | November 30, 2020

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Edinson Cavani of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 24, 2020 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Oli Scarff - Pool/Getty Images)
Manchester United striker Edison Cavani may be investigated by the FA after sharing an offensive racial post on social media.
Cavani scored 2 goals for United and also gave an assist which saw united came from behind to win 3-2, against Southampton on Sunday.
In response to his excellent performance against Southampton, a fan shared a positive post and Cavani responded with the racial comment, which he later deleted.
This same term was used by Luis Suarez on Evra in 2011 which saw him being fined and he also got an 8 match suspension.
According to reports, owners of Instagram have been approached for their views over the situation.
As of the time of filing this report, the FA is yet to say anything on the matter.

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