Police are investigating an allegation of racist abuse after Manchester City star Aleksandar Kolarov became involved in a heated exchange with a spectator at St James' Park.

Northumbria Police confirmed they had received a complaint in the wake of City's 3-1 Barclays Premier League victory at Newcastle.

A spokesman said: "Northumbria Police has received a report of racist language having been used at the St James' Park stadium during the Newcastle United v Manchester City match today. Northumbria Police takes such allegations extremely seriously and enquiries are ongoing into the incident."

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