September 21, 2019, 4:43

Romelu Lukaku says stronger anti-racism action is needed in the UK

Romelu Lukaku says stronger anti-racism action is needed in the UK

Belgium and Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku says he thinks Serie A is taking action on racism – and he wants the FA to follow suit.

The former Manchester United striker was subjected to monkey chants from the crowd during Inter’s 2-1 win over Cagliari earlier this month.

He responded with an Instagram post, in which he called for action – adding that ‘instead of going forwards, we’re going backwards’.

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Premier League players have also suffered racial abuse this season, with players including Marcus Rashford and Tammy Abraham targeted online after failing to convert penalties.

And speaking after a goalscoring performance in a 4-0 win for Belgium over Scotland on Monday, Lukaku reiterated his call for action from football’s ruling bodies.

Source: skysports.com

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