Police are investigating whether any of the Chelsea fans who were filmed stopping a black man getting on a train in Paris can be banned from football.
The club has condemned the supporters’ behaviour as “abhorrent” and says it will support any criminal action against them.
They are believed to have been travelling to the Parc des Princes stadium for a Champions League game against Paris Saint Germain, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
The Metropolitan Police said it was aware of the incident and was working with the French authorities.
It said: “We will examine the footage with a view to seeing if we can apply for football banning orders, preventing people from travelling from future matches.”
Footage on The Guardian newspaper’s website shows the commuter trying to board a metro train at Richelieu-Drouot station… see more