NEWS
Tuesday January 19 2016
Mancini: 'Sarri racist and homophobe'

Inter Coach Roberto Mancini called Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri “a racist and homophobe who should be drummed out of football.”

The pair clashed on the touchline after Adem Ljajic scored the second goal in Inter’s 2-0 Coppa Italia quarter-final win at the Stadio San Paolo.

Mancini was sent off, but when he arrived to speak to Rai Sport after the game, he was livid.

“Sarri is a racist and men like him should be drummed out of football. I got up to ask the fourth official why there were five minutes of added time.

“Sarri then got up and shouted ‘p**f’ and ‘f****t’ at me. I would be proud to be that if he is what’s considered a man.

“I am not remotely interested in talking about the game. A 60-year-old man who acts like this is shameful. You can argue, but this is shameful.

“I went to find him in the locker room and he apologised, but I want him to be ashamed of what he said. In England someone like him wouldn’t even be allowed to set foot on the touchline.”

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