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Ashley Young (left) was Manchester United captain for the game against BarcelonaManchester United said they "will take the strongest possible action" they can after defender Ashley Young was racially abused on Twitter.Young, who was ...

Ashley Young: Manchester United condemn racist abuse of defender

Ashley Young (left) was Manchester United captain for the game against Barcelona

Manchester United said they "will take the strongest possible action" they can after defender Ashley Young was racially abused on Twitter.

Young, who was captaining the side, was targeted as United suffered a 3-0 second-leg defeat at Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday to go out 4-0 on aggregate.

United said the club "utterly condemns" the "racist social media comments".

The club added it was "working to identify individuals involved".

Anti-discrimination charity Kick it Out said: