‘We need to be strong against racists’: Vertonghen condemns abuse of Rüdiger

• Tottenham defender backs stiffer punishments for abuse• Chelsea’s Willian says perpetrators should be bannedAn apologetic Jan Vertonghen condemned the behaviour of “minority idiots” after Chelsea’s 2-0 victory at Tottenham was overshadowed by the game having to be halted when Antonio Rüdiger was racially abused by a section of the crowd.Spurs have vowed to take the “strongest possible action” against any individual found to have abused Rüdiger, who appeared to indicate he had been targeted with a monkey chant. Continue reading…