Mark Hughes storms out of press conference after being asked views on Stoke City fans singing offensive Aaron Ramsey song as Arsenal go top of the Premier League

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes gestures towards Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes gestures towards Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger - Credit: EMPICS Sport

A touchy Mark Hughes stormed out of his post-match press conference after he was quizzed on his views about Stoke City fans at The Emirates singing about Aaron Ramsey’s career-threatening injury.

Former Manchester United player Hughes, who had been complementary about Arsene Wenger’s team saying they were ‘an exceptional team’ after they beat his Potters team 3-1 to go top of the Premier League this afternoon took exception to a question about Arsenal’s midfielder.

As his meeting with the press was drawing to an end he was asked if he heard his travelling fans singing ‘Aaron Ramsey walks with a limp’.

The Welshman replied with a curt: ‘I didn’t hear it’, before storming out stony faced.

Arsenal won the game 3-1 with goals from Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil and Alex Iwobi after Charlie Adam had put Stoke ahead with a first half penalty following a challenge by Granit Xhaka that left Joe Allen needing treatment for a head injury.