Sheffield Wednesday forward Fernando Forestieri has been charged with using racist language in a pre-season friendly against Mansfield Town last summer by the Football Association.
In March the 29-year-old was acquitted at Mansfield Magistrates Court of racially abusing Stags player Krystian Pearce before a mass brawl.
The FA has now charged the Italian with “allegedly using abusive and/or insulting words including reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race”.
Forestieri has until 14 June to respond to the charge.
The striker has already served a three-game ban for misconduct relating to the brawl in July 2018 at Field Mill. He was also fined £25,000.
Mansfield’s Jacob Mellis also received a three-match suspension, while both clubs were fined following the melee.
More to follow.