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Romelu Lukaku weighs in on that song

“Fans have meant well...but let’s move on.”

Manchester United v Burton Albion - Carabao Cup Third Round Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Romelu Lukaku has been the subject of a cringe-worthy new chant originated by some Manchester United fans that references a racial stereotype. Via the club, Lukaku has now politely asked the fans to find another way to show their support.

It shouldn’t have needed to be settled any further, but that should put it to be bed. Some fans, of course, have responded in exactly the manner you’d expect.

“Has anyone even asked Lukaku what he thinks?!”

Lukaku: Let’s not sing that anymore.

“Not buying it, sorry.”

Anti-racism football body: Stop singing the song. Many black fans: Stop singing the song. Club: Stop signing the song. Player: Stop singing the song.

Man on Twitter: “I just don’t see the issue here.”

“We’ve been really racist before. This is only a bit racist. No fair!”

“I never actually cared about his feelings anyway.”