Arsenal fans unveil ‘Refugees Welcome’ banner at the Emirates

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North London club follow in the footsteps of German teams with political sign at ground.

Arsenal fans displayed ‘Refugees Welcome’ banner outside the Emirates ahead of their game against Stoke City.

The display comes after a wave of similar actions took place in Germany in response to the growing European refugee crisis.

Borussia Dortmund invited a group of refugees to watch a Europa League tie at their home ground, the Westfalenstadion.

And various different Bundesliga teams, including Dortmund, displayed their own ‘Refugees Welcome’ banners in the crowd during matches.

Champions Bayern Munich have also pledged to set up football training camps for the asylum seekers, which will include meals and language classes.

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