Arsenal Fan TV favourite Claude Callegari dead as Gunners fans pay tribute to much-loved YouTube sensation

FORMER Arsenal Fan TV regular Claude Callegari has sadly died.

Gunners supporters paid tribute on social media after it was announced that the fan favourite had passed away.

A message from fellow Arsenal fans Terry and Diesel read: "We can’t believe we are writing this, with permission from Claude’s father.

"It is with great sadness and a broken heart that we have to announce that our dear friend and legend Claude sadly passed away yesterday afternoon 29th March.

"We ask that you please respect the privacy of Claude, his family and friends and be respectful at this extremely sad time.

"RIP dear friend, gone but never be forgotten. Gooner for life."

Claude was a favourite among Arsenal supporters after appearing on Fan TV.

And tributes poured in from fellow Gunners fans after news of his sad death.

One user posted: "I’m so sorry to hear this & I hope you Claude’s family are getting all the support they need.

"Claude was a great man & a passionate Arsenal fan – he will be missed by many. RIP & thanks for the memories & tickets you offered me at times!"

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Another tribute read: "Deepest condolences to Claude’s Father and family. I honestly am shocked and can’t believe it!"

Another tweet said: "My condolences to all friends and family. A true Arsenal fan! Claude will be missed."

One social media message read: "Such devastating news to hear. I'm saddened to hear this.

"My thoughts are with his friends and family during this difficult time. May you rest in peace."

Another said: "Sad day… one bloke I would have loved to share a pint with… no matter if you agreed with him or not, he was passionate and he cared. Rest In Peace Claude."

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