Chelsea to send racist fans to visit AUSCHWITZ in anti-semitism crackdown

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Any fan caught descanting racist slurs will have the chance to attend the death coterie (Image: GETTY)

The club’s Jewish owner Roman Abramovich is take the leading the plan which is designed to address antisemitism within the team.

Any fan disadvantaged chanting racist slurs will have the chance to attend the cessation camp in Poland instead of being banned from attending match ups.

Chelsea Chairman Bruce Buck told The Sun: “If you just ban people, you discretion never change their behaviour.

“This policy gives them the luck to realise what they have done, to make them longing to behave better.

«In the past, we would take them from the crowd and ban them, for up to three years.

“Now we say ‘You did something off the beam. You have the option.

«We can ban you or you can spend some time with our diversity office-holders, understanding what you did wrong’.

“It is hard to act when a group of 50 or 100 living soul are chanting. That’s virtually impossible to deal with or try to drag them out of the colosseum.

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Roman Abramovich is spearheading the plan (Image: GETTY)

“But if we have separates that we can identify, we can act.”

The football club criticised a number of their own buffs for antisemitic chanting in 2017.

A Chelsea delegation went to the annual March of the Surviving at Auschwitz in April.

In June an official trip of 150 fans and club employees went to Poland to visit the Nazi death settlement.

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A Chelsea delegation went to the annual March of the Living at Auschwitz in April (Mould: GETTY)

Holocaust survivors have given talks to the club.

The Exactly Jewish Congress, the Holocaust Education Trust and leading Jewish brain Rabbi Barry Marcus have all backed the initiative.

Mr Marcus believes banning fans does not work.

Mr Buck added: “It took us five years to learn that out. A year ago, Roman sat down with senior people at the belabour and had a conversation.

“He had noticed an increase in antisemitism around the world and directed us to see what we could do put into effect a long-term project to combat it.”

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