Metz will file a complaint after racist incidents involving some of their supporters, the Ligue 1 club has confirmed.
Club sources confirmed that some Metz fans had shouted racist slogans and performed Nazi salutes after a 2-0 defeat at Lyon on Saturday.
“We will file a complaint once we have completed our inquiry and identified the culprits,” Metz director of security Jacky Ancel told reporters.
Valenciennes captain Abdeslam Ouaddou has filed a legal complaint after being racially abused by a fan during a Ligue 1 match at Metz on February 16.
Following that incident players, referees and coaches wore T-shirts reading “racism, never again” before every Ligue 1 match last weekend.
After the match in Lyon, some Metz players threw those T-shirts to the Metz fans, but some were thrown back on to the pitch afetr which several supporters made Nazi salutes and shouted racist insults.
Last Friday, a racist banner was held by some Bastia fans during a Ligue 2 match.
League body LFP has launched disciplinary proceedings and warned Bastia that they could be docked points.