Alfredo Morelos: Kilmarnock probe claims of alleged racist abuse of Rangers striker

Alfredo Morelos was targeted by alleged racial abuse during Rangers' trip to Kilmarnock
Alfredo Morelos was targeted by alleged racial abuse during Rangers' trip to Kilmarnock
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Kilmarnock have launched a probe into claims of alleged racial abuse targeting Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos.

The Colombian internationalist featured as the Light Blues suffered a 2-1 defeat in Ayrshire on Wednesday night, with one fan reporting that someone close to them in a section housing home supporters branded the 23-year-old a "black *******" as he took a throw-in.

According to The Sun, the supporter said: "Heard someone near me shout black ******* at Morelos when he took a throw in there, get that racist garbage to **** and don't come back to Rugby Park until you can behave like a decent human.

"Killie fans are better than that. [I] would have called it out if I knew who it was."

Footage has appeared on Twitter in which the alleged abuse can be heard.

Kilmarnock said in a statement that the club "wholeheartedly condemns any form of racism and anyone found to be involved in incidents of this nature will be immediately banned from Rugby Park".

A spokesperson added: "If anyone has any information then we would encourage them to come forward."