Juventus defender Leonardo Bonnuci has attempted to clarify comments he made in the wake of the racist abuse aimed at teammate Moise Kean during the club's 2-0 win away at Cagliari on Tuesday.
Kean was subjected to monkey chants and racist abuse throughout the match, and responded by holding his
"After 24 hours I want to clarify my feelings," he said in a post on his Instagram page. "Yesterday I was interviewed right at the end of the game, and my words have been clearly misunderstood, probably because I was too hasty in the way I expressed my thoughts.
"Hours and years wouldn't be enough to talk about this topic. I firmly condemn all forms of racism and discrimination. The abuses are not acceptable at all and this must not be misunderstood."
The comments come after Raheem Sterling labelled Bonucci's initial statements 'laughable' on Instagram and Yaya Toure called them 'a disgrace'. Juventus next face a tricky home clash against Milan on Saturday in what will be the first game for the side after the incident.