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Raheem Sterling, Paul Pogba and Depay call out Leonardo Bonucci over racist claims

Manchester and Lyon stars Raheem Sterling, Paul Pogba and Memphis Depay call out Leonardo Bonucci racist claims on teammate Kean Moise.

Kean was the target of vile taunts from the stands as the Serie A leaders won at Cagliari, but was accused of provoking the fans by his team-mate Bonucci.

And Sterling, who has been lauded this season for leading football’s crusade against racism, has branded Bonucci’s comments laughable.

In a post on Instagram, Sterling alluded to Bonucci’s claim that the blame was ’50-50′, with the Juve defender alleging Kean had provoked the fans, and responded with a series of laughing faces alongside the comment: ‘All you can do now is laugh.’

Kean, 19, was abused all night by sections of the home support, with monkey chants aimed at him, but took a stance of defiance after scoring a late second goal.

The Italy international stood at the post with his arms aloft in response to the chants in the stands.

Juventus players, led by captain Giorgio Chiellini, protested to referee Piero Giacomelli, who was also in conversations with both managers.

Cagliari skipper Luca Ceppitelli went over to the fans behind the goal, appealing for the chants to stop, while France midfielder Blaise Matuidi appeared to gesture to manager Massimiliano Allegri he should take his players off.

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