Ex-Chelsea and England star, 28, apologises to fans after Carabao Cup altercation

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FORMER Chelsea star Nathaniel Chalobah has issued an apology following an altercation with fans.

Chalobah, 28, was playing for West Brom as they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup first round by Stoke on Tuesday.

Nathaniel Chalobah was involved in an altercation with fans on TuesdayRex
It came as West Brom were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by StokeRex

With the Baggies 1-0 down going into the break, Chalobah was embroiled in an exchange with fans as he headed into the tunnel.

The midfielder was then booed upon re-entering the pitch, with the final score ending 2-1 to Stoke to hand Carlos Corberan’s side their second defeat in four days.

However, Chalobah has now taken to Twitter to apologise for his actions.

He said: “You may have read that I got into an altercation with a fan on Tuesday night and for that I apologise to the fans and the club.

“I’m sure you’ll all be the first to tell me that you haven’t seen the best of what I can do on the pitch since I signed.”

He continued: “I’m very aware and frustrated myself and I let my emotions get the better of me.

“I’m working hard every day to make sure I can deliver my maximum on the pitch and I hope you’ll see that this season. Once again, sorry to you all, Nate.”

After leaving Chelsea in 2017, Chalobah had spells with Watford and Fulham before signing for West Brom in January.

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Chalobah has played 15 times since his transfer to the Hawthorns.

He earned his sole England cap in 2018.

You can see the full details of the draw for the second round, including the fate of Chelsea and Tottenham, here.

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