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Romelu Lukaku & Chris Smalling: ‘Black Friday’ headline ‘terrible’ – Roma

Romelu Lukaku (left) and Chris Smalling are former Manchester United team-mates

Roma have said the ‘Black Friday’ headline used by Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport is “terrible”.

The headline accompanied pictures of Roma defender Chris Smalling and Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku prior to Friday’s match between their two sides.

“The intention of the newspaper article was actually positive,” said Roma chief strategy officer Paul Rogers.

“But this headline has totally overshadowed the anti-racist message contained within the story.”

In a social media post, Inter said: