Prosecutors have opened an investigation into alleged racist chants by Lazio supporters directed at AC Milan midfielders Tiemoue Bakayoko and Franck Kessie final weekend, the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) mentioned on Friday.
The chants are alleged to have taken place throughout Milan’s 2-0 Serie A win over Lazio at San Siro on September 12.
Video footage of the incident is being examined after Milan filed a criticism, the statement added.
Bakayoko posted on Instagram, saying: “To some Lazio followers and their racist cries in direction of to me and my brother [Kessie].
“We’re robust and happy with our pores and skin color.
“I’ve all my confidence in our membership to determine them.”
Milan are stage on 9 factors with leaders AS Roma on the high of the league standings, having made an ideal begin to their season.
They journey to Juventus on Sunday, whereas Lazio, seventh within the desk, host Cagliari.
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