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Arsenal condemn racist ‘DVD’ remark directed at Son Heung-min by AFTV pundit Claude Callegari

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’

Arsenal have condemned a fan on supporters channel AFTV for a racist slur made against Tottenham‘s Son Heung-min during the North London derby on Sunday.

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…