Torino striker Riccardo Meggiorini is to be investigated following claims he racially abused Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba during a Serie A game on Sunday.
Meggiorini, 27,denies the allegation but admits insulting former Manchester United player Pogba during a game which Juve won 2-0.
He said: "There was an insult but it was a perfectly normal one. The kind you get in football, nothing to do with racism.''
It has been confirmed that the match officials' report will be sent to the Italian Football Federation so that an investigation can be carried out.