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Arsenal hold talks with Mohamed Elneny after sponsors express concern over social media post

The Gunners’ sponsors the Lavazza Group have expressed their concerns over a pro- Palestine tweet made by the Egyptian midfielder

Arsenal has spoken to Mohamed Elneny to ensure “he understands the wider implications” of a social media post expressing support for Palestine after concerns were raised by one of the club’s sponsors. Over the past week, tensions in the Middle East have escalated between Israeli and Palestinian groups.
Arsenal has spoken to Mohamed Elneny to ensure “he understands the wider implications” of a social media post expressing support for Palestine after concerns were raised by one of the club’s sponsors. Over the past week, tensions in the Middle East have escalated between Israeli and Palestinian groups. These concerns were echoed by one of the Gunners’ sponsors, the Lavazza Group after the Jewish Chronicle
requested a comment from them on the issue. “We’ll immediately reach out to Arsenal to remark we are concerned
about the club associated with such a message,” read a statement from the coffee manufacturers.
“That said we have spoken to Mo about this so he understands the wider implications of his post.
“As a club, we are committed to confronting and eliminating all forms of discrimination and continue to champion the need for equality and diversity across all areas of life.”

Sources: Football London