The FA have issued the following statement at 4.00pm today:
Sheffield Wednesday FC player Fernando Forestieri has today been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3.
It is alleged that words he used during a friendly fixture against Mansfield Town FC on 24 July 2018 breached Rule E3 as they were abusive and/or insulting.
It is further alleged that the words constituted an ‘aggravated breach’, which is defined in Rule E3, as they included reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race.
Forestieri has until 14 June 2019 to respond to the charge.