Arsenal condemn ‘racist slur’ directed at Tottenham’s Son Heung-min by Arsenal Fan TV pundit Claude Callegari… as Gunners distance themselves from popular YouTube channel, saying it has ‘no official association with club’
- Claude Callegari made the remark as Son Hueng-min was substituted off
- Host Robbie Lyle issued an apology in the early hours of Wednesday morning
- And Callegari will no longer be working with the popular AFTV channel
- Now, Arsenal FC have condemned the platform’s ‘unacceptable racist behaviour’
Claude Callegari was heard saying ‘DVD’s going off’ as Son was substituted during Spurs’ 2-1 win on Sunday and Callegari has received widespread criticism, with the reference to selling DVDs from a market stall a racist term that has been directed at Asian footballers, including Son, in the past.
Callegari has since been removed from the channel ‘indefinitely’ and apologised, but only after he and…