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Marc Cucurella denies racially abusing Eder Militao in Getafe’s defeat to Real Madrid

The Barcelona loanee has had his say

Villarreal Club de Futbol v Getafe Club de Futbol - Liga Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Marc Cucurella has denied racially abusing Real Madrid defender Eder Militao during Getafe’s 3-0 defeat to Los Blancos in La Liga on Saturday.

The two players clashed in the second half at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez and there were reports that he racially abused Militao.

However, Cucurella has taken to Twitter to offer his side of the story:

He wrote: “I would like to clarify that in no moment did I insult Militao. My words were ‘Shut your f*cking mouth. I apologise if anyone has been offended by this. These are the only statements I have made and that I will make about it. Thank you.”

Cucurella’s explanation followed on from reports that he used the word “mico” (monkey) and not “pico” (mouth) in his confrontation with Militao.

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