Premier League files police complaint after online abuse of players
Premier League says its filed an official police complaint against a person responsible for abusing Brighton’s Neal Maupay online.
Threatening and abusive messages received by the Seagulls forward were reported to the league via its online abuse reporting system and an investigations team have since worked with the club and player.
Premier League investigators believe they have tracked the location of the person responsible to Singapore and have now filed an official police complaint, in addition to liaising with local authorities.
Maupay is one of many Premier League players to have received abuse on social media, with Manchester United defender Phil Jones mocked on Twitter by its official UK account on Tuesday.
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