sport news UEFA need reports after Liverpool Rhian Brewster complaint

UEFA is awaiting match reports amid an allegation of racist abuse against Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster.

The Merseyside club reported Spartak Moscow to the governing body after the 17-year-old striker, who had to be restrained by team-mates and coaching staff on the final whistle in their UEFA Youth League game, made a complaint following his side's 2-0 victory. 

A UEFA spokesman said: 'UEFA will be waiting to receive the official match reports. We will be able to provide you with official information on this in the next days.'

Liverpool youth coach Steven Gerrard consoles Rhian Brewster after the alleged racist abuse

Liverpool youth coach Steven Gerrard consoles Rhian Brewster after the alleged racist abuse

Brewster controls the ball during Liverpool's UEFA Youth League clash with Spartak Moscow

Brewster controls the ball during Liverpool's UEFA Youth League clash with Spartak Moscow

Liverpool confirmed in the wake of the incident that they had 'followed the proper procedure by reporting the alleged incident to UEFA', and it is understood the report relates to alleged racist abuse.

So upset was Brewster – who is regarded as one of the brightest young talents in the English game and is hugely admired by Jurgen Klopp – by what had happened that it wasn't until he returned to Liverpool's dressing room that staff were able to calm him down over the incident.

Liverpool youth coach Steven Gerrard, who had to console 17-year-old Brewster, said: 'It's difficult for me to comment on it right now. It's something that the club will look into and deal with. I'd rather talk about Rhian Brewster's performance. I don't want to take any gloss off that because he was

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