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Norwich has identified an individual who allegedly directed racist comments against Crystal Palace players during their Premier League game on Tuesday.

Racist comments online targeting Norwich’s own players have also been reported to Norfolk Police, the club have confirmed.

Norwich said an investigation was underway after their 3-0 loss at Selhurst Park.

A statement from Norwich said: “After our game at Crystal Palace, the club were disappointed to learn both of the racist comments online directed at some of our players, as well as alleged racist comments in stadiums directed against players This behavior is not welcome to follow and support Norwich City.

“The club will continue to support affected players, while demanding from social media companies that measures be taken to ensure that users are held accountable for their unacceptable behavior. The club have also reported the incident to Norfolk Police.

“An individual has also been identified and an investigation is underway following the alleged racist remarks against the players of Crystal Palace. No player, whether our player or an opposing player, should be subject to this type of abuse.

“Everyone at Norwich City will continue to do everything in our power to eradicate all forms of unlawful discrimination from the game. When identified, the club will support and impose the toughest possible penalties against those responsible for such behavior. “

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