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Fifa is clamping down on racist incidents in football
Jul 12, 2019
FIFA says starting next week, players and officials found guilty of racist and discriminatory behaviour will be banned for a minimum of 10 matches - double the original penalty.
Meanwhile, a match will be forfeited by a team if their supporters are found to be guilty of racist abuse.
The clampdown follows several high profile incidents last season.
In December, Inter Milan was penalised after its supporters hurled racist abuse at a black Napoli player, while the Montenegro's FA was punished for similar behaviour during a match against England.
Romelu Lukaku misses Man Utd training amid Inter links
There are fresh doubts about Romelu Lukaku's future at Man United, after the striker was absent from a training session yesterday.
Lukaku continues to be linked with Inter Milan, and a meeting between the two clubs is expected to take place soon.
The Belgian is keen to leave this summer, over fears he has slipped behind Marcus Rashford in the pecking order.
Lukaku and the rest of the United squad are currently in Melbourne for their tour of Australia and Asia.
Man United's Maguire chase 'still alive
Man United are reportedly confident of reaching an agreement to sign Leicester's 70-million pound defender Harry Maguire.
The Red Devils are believed to be the only side still in the running for England international, after Manchester City pulled out of the race.
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