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PLMR’s Tim Knight in PRWeek discusses Mesut Ozil’s support of China’s Uighur community and Arsenal’s inconsistent response

Governments rarely accuse footballers of peddling ‘fake news’, but when Arsenal’s Mesut Özil spoke out on a human rights issue in a country where his club has significant commercial interests this week, he was ‘thrown under the bus’.

Tim Knight, director at PLMR, said this case demonstrates how the boardroom is more important than the dressing room at Arsenal.

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