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Estate agent Savills has launched an investigation after a manager allegedly posted a racist tweet following England's Euro final defeat to Italy.
The personal account – held by a Savills employee who since been suspended by the firm – also allegedly joked about domestic violence.
Savills has said the employee claimed his Twitter account was taken over by a third party and Greater Manchester Police are investigating.
However, it has been reported that further social media posts associated with the manager posted on a platform called Picofru appear to have racist and misogynistic content.
The employee has deleted his personal Twitter account but screenshots of the comment were circulated on social media platforms with members of the public demanding Savills issue a response.
A spokesperson for Savills said the firm was investigating the Twitter messages.
“Savills abhors and has zero tolerance to any form of racism and racial discrimination and is appalled by the racist comments in these tweets,” the estate agent said.
“Savills is immediately investigating and will take appropriate action.”
Prime minister Boris Johnson and the FA are among the many to have condemned so-called England fans who subjected Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho with online abuse after they missed their penalties during Sunday's match.
Johnson said: “This England team deserve to be lauded as heroes, not racially abused on social media.
“Those responsible for this appalling abuse should be ashamed of themselves.”
However, former England footballer and Sky foot