Mesut Ozil: Arsenal-Manchester City game removed from schedules by China state TV


Ozil, a former Germany international, has been at Arsenal since 2013

China’s state broadcaster CCTV has removed Sunday’s Arsenal-Manchester City game from its schedule after comments made by Gunners midfielder Mesut Ozil, state media has reported.

Ozil posted on social media about the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China.

Arsenal distanced the club from the German’s views, saying it was “always apolitical as an organisation”.

The Global Times described