AFTV criticised after celebrating Son’s injury during Arsenal’s win over Spurs

AFTV have been criticised after they appeared to celebrate Son Heung-min's injury during Arsenal's derby day win over Spurs.

Erik Lamela had put Tottenham ahead in the contest with a cheeky rabona finish before goals either side of half-time from Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazatte handed the Gunners a 2-1 victory.

Arsenal's cause was helped in the 19th minute when Tottenham's influential forward, Son, was forced off with a suspected hamstring injury.

The South Korean star pulled up after chasing a long ball and was replaced by eventual goalscorer Erik Lamela – much to the delight of the AFTV crew.

Several members of the AFTV video appeared to celebrate Son's injury, with one proclaiming "I don't give a f***" and "see you later" at the Spurs star.

Longstanding AFTV pundits Ty and Robbie were both present in the video, although neither chose to join in the celebrations.

Twitter users were appalled by the video, with one labelling it "disgusting" and another calling AFTV "an embarrassment."

This isn't the first time AFTV, formerly known as Arsenal Fan TV, have been involved in a controversy involving Son.

A member of the AFTV team known as 'Claude' was sacked last July after making a racist remark about the Tottenham forward.

Claude, whose full name is Claude Callegari, referred to Son as 'DVD'' and was quickly dismissed by the channel.

AFTV began life in 2012 and has grown to become one of the biggest football-based YouTube channels in the world.

The show gives a voice to Arsenal fans and allows them to air their views before, during and after matches.

Although it has received criticism from some members of the Gunners' fanbase, AFTV remains extremely popular on social media.

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