Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang says racism ‘is not good for football in England’ and admits suffering abuse is ‘really painful’.
The Gunners forward has spoken out following the latest racial issues within the English game, including Arsenal investigating allegations Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly was racially abused by one of their fans following a video that has emerged on social media.
Aubameyang says he is ‘disappointed’ after the latest incidents, and hopes that authorities can find a way to eradicate the problem from the game.
“I am really disappointed about that. I had the same problem here against Tottenham,” he told arsenal.com.
“When you are black like me it is really painful, I think, because we are in 2019 and obviously it is not good for football in England. Hopefully we will find a way to kick it out.”