The Spanish Mikel Arteta, coach of Arsenal, denounced that he has received threats towards him and his family through social networks.
The coach was asked at a press conference about the mistreatment that several footballers are suffering on social networks in recent weeks and assured that it has also happened to him.
“We are all exposed to this, which is why I prefer not to read anything, because it would affect me personally much more. We put it in the hands of the club when they threatened my family and me,” said the Spaniard.
“It is not something that will stop tomorrow. Can something be done in the medium and long term? I hope so and that is what we support. Protect people involved in sport so that this does not happen to them,” he added.
This week the different organizations of English football have asked Facebook and Twitter to take measures against abuse in networks, after players from Chelsea, Manchester United and Swansea City suffered racist insults.