Aubameyang says racism ‘is not good for football in England’ and is ‘really painful’ after latest issues.

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.

Chelsea are also investigating an incident involving several of their fans, with footage emerging this week of several supporters singing a racist chant aimed at Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.

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

“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.”