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Sport Jens Lehmann sacked by Hertha Berlin over racist message

16:33  05 may  2021
16:33  05 may  2021 Source:   goal.com

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Former Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked by Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin after a message to former player Dennis Aogo was made public. Lehmann apologized for asking if Aogo was a "token Black guy." Jimmy Hartwig, an amba. Dennis Aogo in action for Stuttgart against Hertha Berlin in 2019. ssador for the German football association (DFB), who won the European Cup with Hamburg and was one of the first Black players in German football condemned the " racist WhatsApp message " and praised Hertha 's quick reaction.

Hertha Berlin have sacked ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann hours after former Germany international Dennis Aogo posted on Instagram a screenshot of a racist WhatsApp message Lehmann had sent him. Lehmann , who was part of Arsenal's 2003-04 "Invincibles" team, had been acting as a member of Hertha Berlin 's supervisory board on behalf of investor group Tennor after the hasty departure of head coach Jurgen Klinsmann in February 2020. - Stream FC Daily on ESPN+. Aogo, who is a pundit with Sky Germany and had covered the Champions League match between Manchester

Jens Lehmann has been sacked by Hertha Berlin after a racist message he sent to a television pundit was revealed on social media.

Jens Lehmann wearing a suit and tie: Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked by Hertha Berlin © DeFodi Images Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked by Hertha Berlin

The ex-Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper replaced Jurgen Klinsmann on the Bundesliga club's supervisory board in May 2020.

But Lehmann has left his position with Hertha for comments made regarding fellow former Germany international Dennis Aogo, who works for Sky Sports.

Lehmann appeared to accidentally send a WhatsApp text to Aogo, who posted a screenshot of the image via Instagram and captioned it: "Wow, are you serious? This message was probably not meant for me."

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The former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked from Hertha Berlin ’s supervisory board after referring to the German television pundit Dennis Aogo as “a token black guy” in a WhatsApp message . Lehmann , 51, who played for the Gunners from 2003-08 as well as a “Such statements in no way correspond to the values for which Hertha BSC stands and actively campaigns,” the club’s president, Werner Gegenbauer, said. “We distance ourselves from any form of racism .” Meanwhile, the Wales international Rabbi Matondo revealed he was subjected to racist abuse online, not long after

Jens Lehmann has been sacked by Hertha Berlin after a racist message he sent to a television pundit was revealed on social media. The ex-Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper replaced Jurgen Klinsmann on the Bundesliga club's supervisory board in May 2020. But Lehmann has left his Lehmann appeared to accidentally send a WhatsApp text to Aogo, who posted a screenshot of the image via Instagram and captioned it: "Wow, are you serious? This message was probably not meant for me." Hertha parted company with Lehmann on Wednesday and president Werner Gegenbauer

Hertha parted company with Lehmann on Wednesday and president Werner Gegenbauer said: "Such statements are in no way representative of the values that Hertha stands for.

"We distance ourselves from all forms of racism and welcome the action taken by TENNOR Holding."

Lehmann, who also represented Schalke, Milan, Borussia Dortmund and Stuttgart during his playing career, has issued an apology to Aogo.

"In a private message from my mobile phone to Dennis Aogo, an impression was created for which I apologised in conversation with Dennis," he posted on Twitter.

"As a former national player he is very knowledgeable and has a great presence and drives ratings to Sky."

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