Rangers players allegedly racially abused man arrested

Arrest made after alleged racial abuse of two Rangers players

Police have made an arrest following allegations of racist tweets directed at two Rangers players.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested by Strathclyde Police and is being detained in custody.

Upset: Maurice Edu said it was a sad day

Upset: Maurice Edu said it was a sad day

The arrest follows complaints that
defender Kyle Bartley and midfielder Maurice Edu had been abused on
social networking site Twitter.

Involved: Kyle Bartley is on loan from Arsenal

Involved: Kyle Bartley is on loan from Arsenal

Bartley, on loan at the Scottish
champions from Arsenal, wrote on his page: 'Disappointing that in 2012
things like this are still happening.

'Hopefully the police will take action. Thank you all for the support.'

Edu tweeted: 'Sad day when that's what people are tweeting.'