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Montenegro star Stefan Savic slams Jordan Henderson for ugly comment during England win

Jordan Henderson sarcastically offered to swap his shirt, claims Montengro captain Stefan Savic (Pic..

By Sunday Herald Team , in Sports , at March 28, 2019

Editorial use only Mandatory Credit: Photo by Michael Zemanek/BPI/REX (10165930db) Jordan Henderson clashes with Nikola Vukcevic of Montenegro of England Montenegro v England, UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying Group A, Football, Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro - 25 March 2019
Jordan Henderson sarcastically offered to swap his shirt, claims Montengro captain Stefan Savic (Picture: Rex/Shutterstock)

Stefan Savic has branded Jordan Henderson disrespectful after the midfielder made an ugly comment in Englands 5-1 win over Montenegro.

Several England players were subjected to racist chanting from the stands during the Group A clash and, after the final whistle, Gareth Southgate confirmed that an official complaint would be made to UEFA regarding the vile abuse.

Tempers also boiled over onto the pitch on Monday evening, especially in the second half with a number of badly-timed tackles flew in from both sides.

Henderson was immediately in the thick of it after coming on as a second-half substitute for Dele Alli and the Liverpool man used every trick in the book to wind up the opposition.

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Atletico Madrid defender Savic, who captained Montenegro on the night, claims Henderson upset one of his team-mates by sarcastically offering to swap shirts following a scuffle.

We all know they are a much bigger team than us but sometimes I feel very bad to be playing the same sport as some players, Savic said following the Euro 2020 qualifier.

Jordan Henderson, for example, sarcastically told our player after one normal clash he would give him a jersey after the match.

Henderson came on as a second-half replacement for the Three Lions Picture: Getty)

It is ugly and disrespectful. I told him he was good enough not to act like that.

We are proud and Id rather play with this team and concede five goals and not with some arrogant players from England.

Raheem Sterling hit back at the racist chanting with his celebration for Englands fifth goal (Picture: Getty)

Speaking after Englands comfortable victory, Southgate claimed he was in earshot of the racist chants directed at Danny Rose.

I definitely heard abuse of Danny Rose when he got booked at the end of the game. So theres no doubt in my mind that happened, he told ITV in his post-match interview.

We will make sure that is reported officially, its not acceptable.

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On the abuse aimed at Raheem Sterling, Southgate added: Im not sure yet [if he was abused]. I had a quick chat with Danny because I hRead More – Source

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