Wayne Hennessey latest: Crystal Palace goalkeeper charged by Football Association for bringing game into disrepute over alleged Nazi salute

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IN TROUBLE

The Welshman flatly denies doing the gesture after a photograph was posted on social media of him appearing to do a Nazi salute

Wayne Hennessey has been charged by the Football Association with a breach of FA Rule E3, relating to a gesture he made which was captured in a photograph and posted on social media.

It is alleged by the FA the Crystal Palace goalkeeper’s gesture was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute.

Hennessey (circled) can be seen lifting his arm and covering his mouth in the picture

Hennessey (circled) can be seen lifting his arm and covering his mouth in the picture

It is further alleged it included reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion and/or belief.

Hennessey, 31, denies making the gesture in a picture posted on Instagram by his German team-mate Max Meyer as the players celebrated their FA Cup win against Grimsby earlier this month.

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