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Arsenal condemn fan for racist slur against Heung-Min Son made on AFTV | Football News

Last Updated: 15/07/20 5:50pm

Heung-Min Son scored against Arsenal for Tottenham on Sunday

Arsenal have condemned a fan on controversial supporters channel AFTV for a racist slur made against Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son.

Claude Callegeri was heard saying “DVD’s going off” as Son was substituted during Spurs’ 2-1 north London derby win on Sunday and received widespread criticism. DVD is a well-known racist slur against Asian people.

Callegeri has since been removed from the channel “indefinitely” and apologised, but only after he and channel owner Robbie Lyle attempted to justify the remark.

The Gunners have distanced themselves from AFTV, which has over 1 million subscribers, and condemned the “unacceptable racist behaviour”.

“We are aware of a video on social media in which an Arsenal supporter uses a racist slur towards Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min during Sunday’s match,”…