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New vortex after Lehmann scandal: Sky announces expert Dennis Aogo after a verbal misstep

2021-05-08T20:39:33.932Z

Dennis Aogo has to vacate his place at Sky due to his own insensitive statement. After the Lehmann scandal there was again a stir about the ex-national player.



Dennis Aogo has to vacate his place at Sky due to his own insensitive statement.

After the Lehmann scandal there was again a stir about the ex-national player.

Unterföhring - It's just not going to be quiet around Dennis Aogo.

The Sky expert, who published a racist scandal message from Jens Lehmann on Tuesday evening * and thus initiated a major debate about the ex-keeper, is now himself the subject of criticism.

The reason is a maximally unfortunate formulation during the analysis of a Champions League semi-final, Aogo also had to face consequences for his statement.

Dennis Aogo: "Vergasen" statement brings ex-national players out of the expert job

On Tuesday evening Dennis Aogo was with Dietmar Hamann, Erik Meijer and presenter Michael Leopold in the Sky studio and gave his assessments of the two semi-finalists Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain *.

When it came to the leaders of the Premier League and their performance, Aogo made the momentous comment.

“It's just incredibly difficult to defend.

Because, I assume, they train it to the point of gassing, ”said the former international.

In Germany in particular, the term “gassing” is frowned upon, as it is reminiscent of the gas chambers in the mass extermination camps of the National Socialists in World War II.

Although there were initially no major reactions during the broadcast, it was only afterwards that the scene, which many viewers probably did not see, became an issue again.

As a result, the pay-TV broadcaster was forced to take the first steps.

Dennis Aogo: Sky ends collaboration with experts - "Is aware of the scope of the statement"

As Sky * announced on Thursday afternoon, Dennis Aogo will have to end his expert work for the time being.

Opposite Bild, the broadcaster explains that Aogo has decided “to put his expert work at Sky on hold for the time being.

We consider this to be the right thing to do. ”Furthermore, he“ apologized and is aware of the scope of his statement, which he very much regrets ”.

The former Bundesliga professional is “an excellent expert in our team, whom we appreciate very much, but he made a big mistake.

He wants to learn from this. "

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On Wednesday, Aogo sparked the controversy surrounding Jens Lehmann on social media when he published a message from the ex-keeper, which he had inadvertently sent to the expert.

"Is Dennis actually your quota black?" The message said.

Lehmann was then released from his duties on the Hertha BSC supervisory board and will no longer work as an expert for the time being *.

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Source: merkur

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