Juan Cala denies racial abuse of Mouctar Diakhaby amid Valencia criticism

  • Cádiz player claims he is the subject of a ‘public lynching’
  • Diakhaby speaks publicly for first time since Cádiz match

Mouctar Diakhaby and Juan Cala have spoken publicly for the first time since Valencia’s players walked off the pitch in protest at racist abuse allegedly directed at the French centre-back on Sunday.

In a video released on social media, Diakhaby said he was called a “negro de mierda”, which translates roughly as a “shitty black”. But during a prearranged press conference held half an hour afterwards Cala denied abusing his opponent, said he had been the subject of a “public lynching” and threatened legal action against Valencia’s president.

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