Man City Fan Charged Over Racist Abuse At Manchester Derby
A Manchester City fan has been charged with hurling racist abuse at Brazilian midfielder Fred.
Video filmed during a derby match appeared to show a man making monkey gestures at the Manchester United star.
Greater Manchester Police said they received reports of a fan making racist gestures at City's Etihad stadium on 7 December.
Anthony Burke, 41, of Panfield Road, Wythenshawe, is accused of a racially aggravated public order offence.
United won the match 2-1 after goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.
Mr Burke will appear at Salford and Manchester Magistrates' Court on 15 April.