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Acerbi signed new Inter deal days before alleged racism



Francesco Acerbi reportedly signed a brand new contract with Inter simply days earlier than he allegedly racially abused Napoli defender Juan Jesus.

The 36-year-old Italian centre again is on the centre of controversy in Serie A after allegedly calling Juan Jesus a ‘n****r’ within the closing phases of the 1-1 draw between the Nerazzurri and the Partenopei on March 17.

Acerbi and Juan Jesus have been each interviewed by FIGC Prosecutor Giuseppe Chinè on Friday morning, the place the latter reiterated his allegations and the previous continued to protest his innocence, claiming that he’d been misheard. A verdict is predicted sooner or later subsequent week.

Pasquale Guarro of particulars how Acerbi and his representatives just lately had a gathering with Inter’s administrators at their Viale della Liberazione headquarters, the place he quietly signed a brand new two-year contract with an possibility for a 3rd, simply days earlier than the racism row kicked off.

There are conflicting stories concerning the Nerazzurri’s place concerning the incident, with some claiming that the membership will look to chop ties with the 36-year-old in the summertime ought to he be discovered responsible, and others suggesting that he’ll proceed to maneuver ahead with the membership.

Acerbi stats this season

This season, the 36-year-old Italian centre again has seen 2567 minutes of motion throughout 32 complete matches with Inter, scoring two objectives and offering two assists in that point.