Why Mikel Arteta Cannot Recall Mesut Ozil For Arsenal Vs Man City Carabao Cup Tie

Arsenal get a much-needed break from Premier League action tonight, and the goal-shy Gunners could certainly do with added cutting edge in the final third. But Mikel Arteta will not be able to call on Mesut Ozil for the Carabao Cup quarter-final against Manchester City. The Germany international has been exiled from the Arsenal squad all season, and EFL rules mean…

‘There Aren’t Many Better’: Freddie Ljungberg Questions Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal Absence

Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has questioned the club’s decision to freeze out Mesut Ozil from their Premier League squad and says there are few better players at opening up defences than the German playmaker. Ozil has not played for Arsenal since March and was not named in the squad lists for the Premier League and the Europa League, effectively sidelining the 32-year-old until January when the…

Mikel Arteta Hits Back In War Of Words With Mesut Ozil’s Agent

Mikel Arteta has fired back at Mesut Ozil’s agent after the Arsenal boss was accused of being ‘dishonest’ due to his treatment of the expensive outcast. The playmaker, who earns £350,000 a week, was not included in the club’s Premier League or Europa League squads in a bombshell move that brings an end to his time on the field until at…