Morelos abuse shows racism still a problem in Scotland, says Gerrard

04 February 2020 11:56
‘It’s embarrassing, really,’ says Rangers managerGerrard hopes Colombian will not be driven outSteven Gerrard says the abuse aimed at the Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is proof Scottish football has a problem with racism. The Colombia striker claimed in an interview this week that he has experienced racism both on and off the pitch during his two-and-a-half-year stint in Glasgow.Morelos hit the headlines in December when he aimed a throat-slitting gesture at Celtic fans after being sent off at Parkhead. But he insists he was only signalling to the home support to cut out the abuse. Now his manager has vowed to give the 23-year-old his full support – but believes the situation should be a national embarrassment. Related: 'There is no debate': Celtic's Griffiths deserved red card, says Hamilton manager Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian