Police arrest Juventus ultras who ‘threatened to sing racist chants during matches’

first_img targets The arrests come days after another racist incident in Italian football, which has been marred by discrimination so far this season.A television channel sacked a commentator, Luciano Passirani, after he said the only way to stop Romely Lukaku, the Inter forward, is to tell him, ‘here are ten bananas you can eat’. Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Napoli vs Liverpool (Tuesday, 8pm) – talkSPORTBorussia Dortmund vs Barcelona (Tuesday, 8pm) – talkSPORT 2Olympiakos vs Tottenham (Wednesday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORTShakhtar Donetsk vs Man City (Wednesday, 8pm) – talkSPORTPSG vs Real Madrid (Wednesday, 8pm) – talkSPORT 2Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal (Thursday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Leicester vs Tottenham (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTLeeds vs Derby (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Everton vs Sheffield United (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Newcastle vs Brighton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTWest Brom vs Huddersfield (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2 The group allegedly wished to buy cut-price tickets from the club to then sell on for a profit.The arrests have been made after a year-long probe into the group.Juventus have previously been fined and forced to play a match behind closed doors for selling tickets to ultras. rookie error Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff appointed 1 Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ A group of Juventus ultras have been arrested having threatened to sing racist chants at matches unless they were given cheap tickets to sell to other supporters.12 ringleaders have been accused of criminal association, aggravated extortion, money laundering and violence, The Times report. Getty – Contributor LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS stalemate What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship on target update deals Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son statement Juventus have called the Allianz Stadium home since 2011 Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more latest Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti LIVE on talkSPORT Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta Lukaku was earlier this season also racially abused by Cagliari fans during a match at the Sardinian club’s Sardegna Arena home.Inter supporters then came out to back the Cagliari fans, writing in a statement ‘we are not racist and so are not the Cagliari fans’.last_img read more