Inter Milan skipper Zanetti prepared to lead team from field

Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti is ready to lead his players off the field if Juventus fans begin making racist chants at next week's game.

Juventus were fined £18,000 earlier this week after a section of their supporters sang distasteful chants about Inter striker Mario Balotelli during Sunday's match against Udinese.

Last April's Derby d'Italia was marred by racist chanting, prompting the Italian FA to recommend Juventus play a match behind closed doors.

Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Zanetti said: “If something happens then I will not hesitate to go to the referee and ask him to stop the game.”

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