Willian requests to take more action to stop racism in football after Chelsea team-mate Antonio Rudiger was allegedly abused during their 2-0 triumph at Tottenham on Sunday.
In a recap to the Premier League show leading to London derby losing to the Blues. With the Brazilian forward dealing with Jose Mourinho’s side as he scored a brace.
However, centre-back Rudiger was aimed at shortly after Son Heung-min had been sent off for kicking out at the German defender during the second half of the clash.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta reported the incident to the main referee Anthony Taylor. And an anti-racism announcement was made to supporters inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium through the public address system.
Subsequently, the Spurs are investigating the event but the highlight of the match, Willian insists the governing bodies take stronger measures in the issue.
The Brazil international further input that such an act distracts the players on the pitch who should only have their focus on the game. Besides, it is putting football in general into disrepute.
Willian told Sky sport: “Inside the pitch you cannot think much about this otherwise you are not concentrating on your job. We did all that we could do, our captain reports it to the referee that we had a manifestation of racism and the referee decides what to do.
“I hope we see more action from the federations, that’s what we want.” he ended.
Moreover, Chelsea goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga also became a victim of attack during the match, when he was thrown a cup. But Tottenham has immediately caught and ban the supporter who did that.
Chelsea hosts Southampton at Stamford Bridge next on December 26 to defend their top-four position.