Romelu Lukaku will face no further action from the FA for appearing to kick out at Brighton full-back Gaetan Bong during Manchester United’s 1-0 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.
The Red Devils forward was caught on camera lashing out at Bong, aiming two backwards kicks after the ball had been cleared from a corner.
The incident was not spotted by referee, Neil Swarbrick who let play continue ahead of the crucial winner.
The incident was classed as “not seen” by the referee and the the FA’s panel of three ex-referees were not unanimous in believing it was violent conduct. All three needed to be in agreement for a charge to be filed.
United went on to beat the Seagulls 1-0 through Ashley Young’s hugely deflected shot.
Lukaku who would have missed the fixtures against Watford, Arsenal and Manchester City, if he was found guilty, is now free to play.