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Mesut Ozil stars in amazing video where ‘everything is effortless’

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil is the star of a video from F2Freestylers where 'Everything is effortless'

Unai Emery tells Mesut Ozil exactly what he wants from him

Unai Emery has called on Mesut Ozil to be more demanding when it comes to wanting the ball.

Bayern star slams Özil over 'out of order' racism claims

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Mesut Oezil of Germany reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
Toni Kroos has spoken out against Mesut Özil over his departure from the German national team, arguing most of the Arsenal star's claims in his statement were nonsense.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Manchester City, Mattéo Guendouzi, Mesut Özil, and...

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul dissect opening day defeat to City, the first competitive impression of our latest French teenager, and wonder what would be success for Arsenal in 2018/19.

Defeat to Manchester City highlighted Arsenal's best midfield trio

Losing matches is just something you have to deal with in football, but defeat to Manchester City helped to give us some insight about who should play in Arsenal's midfield trio.

Mesut Ozil explains why he doesn’t sing national anthem

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Ozil of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil spoke in June about why he doesn’t sing Germany’s national anthem before matches.

Mesut Ozil gets amazing support from Turkish club

Contrary to how many people connected to the German national team have reacted to Mesut Ozil’s claims of institutional racism, players from the Turkish club Malatyaspor wore tshirts to show their support for the Arsenal man.

Local media: Arsenal 'bigger draw' in Singapore than Atletico Madrid or...

Arsenal v Paris Saint Germain - International Champions Cup 2018
Arsenal are a bigger draw for supporters in Singapore than Atletico Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain, and generated a lot of good will in the country, according to reports in local media.

Germany star denies Özil claims: Says there's 'no question of racism...

Thomas Muller claimed there's no question of racism in sport or the German national team, when talking about Mesut Özil's departure from international football.

Mesut Ozil launches esports team, seeks players

Referees monitor the play as players compete on Microsoft Xbox and Sony Playstation games consoles in the group stages of the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final, at the O2 in London on August 2, 2018. - The FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018 will see 32 finalists battle it out for the main prize the title of FIFA eWorld Cup champion, and pocket USD 250,000 in prize money. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)
Mesut Ozil has launched his own esports team that focuses on the FIFA series by EA Sports and he will be looking for players from around the world.

Finally one of Özil's German teammates speaks out in his defence

It may have taken over a month, but finally one of Özil's Germany teammates has spoken out in his defence, and insisted the 29-year-old isn't to blame for their poor tournament.

Manuel Neuer backs Ozil’s decision to quit Germany

ASCONA, SWITZERLAND - MAY 25: Mesut Oezil (L) and Manuel Neuer with their new Adidas football boots from the new Mercury Pack, which were hand delivered by a skydive team on May 25, 2016 in Ascona, Switzerland. During UEFA Euro 2016, Thomas Müller will wear the X16+ PURECHAOS, Bastian Schweinsteiger will wear the X16, Mesut Özil will wear the ACE 16+ PURECONTROL, whilst Mats Hummels and Manuel Neuer will wear the ACE 16. The players will debut their boots during their match against Hungary on June 4. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images For Adidas)
Bayern Munich goalkeeper, Manuel Neuer, has backed Mesut Ozil’s decision to retire from the German national team.

Ozil’s agent blamed for his problems in ridiculous claims by Bayern...

MIAMI, FL - JULY 29: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of FC Bayern Muenchen, addresses a news conference during the last day of the FC Bayern AUDI Summer Tour on July 29, 2018 at Mandarin Oriental hotel in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Bayern Munich’s CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has blamed Mesut Ozil’s agent for fabricating claims of racism as he makes himself look and sound completely ridiculous.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Singapore tour, Mesut Özil and the need...

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew talks to himself (and you) about Atletico again, pulverising PSG, marauding midfielders, and wishing for wingers.

Fans hold mass demonstration against 'racist' treatment of Özil as he...

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
150 people held a demonstration against the 'racist' treatment of Mesut Özil by the German media and the DFB, after the player spoke out over it in an Instagram statement.

'Absolutely love this man': Özil snapped wearing something that makes fans...

Mesut Özil has made Arsenal fans fall in love with him all over again in the last 24 hours, and not just on the pitch.

45-minute read: Mesut Ozil – A casualty of a divided world

Anyone with an outward eye doesn't need the vilification and subsequent international retirement of Arsenal's Mesut Ozil to remind them of how polarised opinions have changed our political landscape across the western world.

Turkey hails Mesut Ozil’s statement attacking DFB

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )
Turkish ministers reacted positively to the news that Mesut Ozil would no longer play for Germany as long as he felt subjected to racism. The...

Mesut Ozil’s reaction to German racism should be applauded

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )
Mesut Ozil has announced that he will no longer play for the German national team, citing racism as the main reason. I look at why he's right to make this massive move.

Mesut Ozil makes amazing move ahead of new season

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil decided to cut short his holiday to return to Arsenal after hearing about Unai Emery’s training sessions from his teammates.

Liverpool manager defends underfire Arsenal star

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )
Jurgen Klopp has become the latest name to defend Mesut Ozil as the German continues to be made a scapegoat for his countries World Cup failings.

Love Arsenal? News & gossip featuring secret friendlies, Ozil & more

Here is a round-up of what the papers are saying about Arsenal this morning along with other bits and pieces I've found that I think you might be interested in.

Arsenal star returns to training early after hearing about Unai Emery's...

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Mesut Özil decided to cut his holiday short to return to Arsenal early, after hearing about Unai Emery's training sessions with the club, according to reports.

Rated: Arsenal's 10 players in this summer's World Cup

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
This summer, Arsenal had 10 players participating in the World Cup, if you include new signing Lucas Torreira, so let's take a look at how they all got on.

Sun twist Unai Emery’s message to Mesut Ozil after 1st press...

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Ozil of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Unai Emery offered Mesut Ozil words of encouragement and support but that’s not how the S*n decided to portray it, heaping more pressure on the German before he’s even returned from his holidays.

German officials urged to quit over Mesut Ozil

BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 23: Aiman Mazyek, Chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany (Zentralrat der Muslime), speaks to the media after the Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) political party broke off a meeting with the Council on May 23, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The Central Council of Muslims invited the AfD to a talk as Petry recently announced that the AfD is against the construction of minarets and the wearing of headscarves by women in Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Germany’s general manager, Oliver Bierhoff and their FA’s president, Reinhard Grindel, have been urged to step down after attacks on Mesut Ozil following their country’s poor World Cup.

Per Mertesacker offers heartfelt support to Mesut Ozil

Per Mertesacker has come out firing in defence of Mesut Ozil who has been turned into a scapegoat for his country’s World Cup failings in Russia this summer.

Arsene Wenger admits 'fantastic' Arsenal star wasn't himself at the World...

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )
Arsene Wenger thinks Mesut Özil wasn't himself with Germany at the World Cup, and blames the incident with Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the 29-year-old's problems in Russia.

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Arsenal star 'will not be playing again' for his country

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Mesut Özil won't play for Germany again, having burned all his bridges with the national team, according to reports in the country.

Mesut Ozil's father encourages him to quit after latest attack

The President of the German Football Association (DFB) has demanded that Mesut Ozil explain why he met with Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of the World Cup as the Arsenal man continues to be targeted after his country’s failings in Russia and his father says he should quit the national team.

Ozil hypocrisy in full swing as football embraces Putin

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Ozil of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
As Mesut Ozil trudged off the pitch against South Korea, a few fans hurled insults in his direction. He’d just been part of the first ever German team to crash out in the group stages of a World Cup and he knew, if the last few weeks had anything to go by, that his life was about to get worse.

"Pathetic": Ex-footballer speaks out over Özil criticism from Germany manager

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Ex-Galatasaray footballer Erdal Kesser has spoken out against comments from Germany business manager Oliver Bierhoff on Mesut Özil, branding them 'pathetic'.

Germany manager makes remarkable Mesut Ozil admission

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Ozil of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Germany’s General Manager, Oliver Bierhoff has said that Mesut Ozil should have been dropped from the Germany team ahead of the World Cup after meeting with Turkey president, Recep Ergodan.

Arsenal star's value drops more than anybody else's after World Cup...

Mesut Özil's transfer value has dropped more than anybody else's at the World Cup, according to analysis in Spain.

Fan favourite to sign for new club after Arsenal teammate convinces...

Jack Wilshere will sign for Turkish club Fenerbahce this week, after former Arsenal teammate Mesut Özil convinced him it was a good move, according to reports in the country.

Former Arsenal coach explains the truth of Özil's absences last season

Jens Lehmann has spoken out about Mesut Özil's absences throughout 2018, admitting the player's injuries have held him back for the last six months.

Podcast: Mesut Ozil is the best but still gets all the...

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Wednesday. Mexico v Sween, South Korea v Germany (Mesut Ozil), Serbia v Brazil and Switzerland (Granit Xhaka, Stephan Lichtsteiner) v Costa Rica (Joel Campbell) all feature. Anita also previews Thursday's matches which feature Japan v Poland, Senegal v Colombia (David Ospina), England (Danny Welbeck) v Belgium and Panama v Tunisia.

Mesut Ozil clashes with German fans as lazy journalists blame him...

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )
Mesut Ozil was pictured clashing with angry German fans after his country was knocked out of the World Cup at the group stage for the first time in their history.

Joachim Low explains how Mesut Ozil reacted to being dropped

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Joachim Low has revealed he received a ‘great reaction’ from Mesut Ozil after the German was dropped for their group game against Sweden.

Arsenal star will request new shirt number 'for advertising purposes'

Mesut Özil will request the number 10 shirt at Arsenal this summer, as a result of Jack Wilshere's departure from the club, according to reports.

Arsenal stars join campaign to welcome refugees to UK

Granit Xhaka, Mesut Ozil, and Petr Cech have all joined forces with Freedom from Torture’s campaign to mark Refugee Week that runs until 24th June.

Manager urged to drop 'dead frog' Arsenal star for World Cup...

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Mesut Oezil of Germany reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
The out-of-proportion media criticism of Mesut Özil is continuing in Germany, ahead of the country's second World Cup match against Sweden.

No heart, doesn't want to wear the shirt: Legend turns on...

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 27: Lothar Matthaeus, newly elected president of the Club of Former National Players, prior to the friendly match between Germany and Brazil at Olympiastadion on March 27, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Ronny Hartmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Lothar Matthaus has hit out at Mesut Ozil claiming that it looks like he doesn’t want to play for Germany.

Assessed: Arsenal's 9 players at the World Cup after 1 round...

On Tuesday afternoon the first round of World Cup matches drew to a close, so let's take a look at how the Arsenal players are getting on at the tournament so far.

Podcast: Xhaka and Lichtsteiner criticised – Arsenal World Cup daily round-up

In this third podcast of our summer World Cup series, Anita recaps day four of the action which featured Costa Rica (Joel Campbell) v Serbia, Germany (Mesut Ozil) v Mexico (Carlos Vela), and Brazil v Switzerland (Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner).

Mesut Ozil undertakes 6 extra training sessions to be fit for...

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 13: Joachim Loew, head coach of Germany talks to his palyer Mesut Oezil during the Germany training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at CSKA Sports Base on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
German national team manager Joachim Low revealed that Mesut Ozil has undertaken a number of extra training sessions in order to be fully fit for their opening World Cup game on Sunday against Mexico.

Arsenal star back in training just in time for World Cup

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Özil is back in full training with Germany, just in time for his country's opening game against Mexico on Sunday.

Arsenal star names World Cup favourites: Snubs Gunners teammate

Speaking in a Q&A with fans, Henrikh Mkhitaryan named his favourites to win the World Cup this summer, but left out two major contenders for the competition.

Angela Merkel defends 'thoughtless' Arsenal and Manchester City stars

ERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Germanys Federal President Joachim Gauck (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel awards Mesut Oezil of the German national football team with the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt for winning the FIFA World Cup 2014 title during the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt Award Ceremony at Schloss Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has called for the press and public to ‘show more understanding’ over Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan’s meeting with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

New injury leaves World Cup opener in doubt for Arsenal star

Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil gestures during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Arsenal FC at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on May 3, 2018.. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Mesut Özil will miss Germany's final pre-World Cup friendly with injury, and faces a race against time to get fit for the actual tournament in Russia later this month.

PSG midfielder urges club to sign Arsenal star

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Speaking to the media this week, Julian Draxler recommended that his current club Paris Saint-Germain sign Mesut Özil from Arsenal.

Superstar Arsenal transfer almost hijacked

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Özil almost ended up at Paris Saint-Germain before he eventually signed with Arsenal in 2013, according to his former manager Arsene Wenger.

German paper asks if Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan should be...

German newspaper, Morgenpost, have a huge, front page story, asking if Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan should be dropped from the German squad ahead of the World Cup after meeting with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Arsenal star dropped from Germany World Cup squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Shkodran Mustafi has been left out of Germany's squad for the 2018 World Cup this summer, according to an announcement on Tuesday.

German FA hit out at Mesut Ozil for being used in...

The German FA have made it known that they are not pleased with Mesut Ozil for posing with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Arsenal at the World Cup: Who should you be supporting?

It’s nearly that time again. The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with the first match taking place on the 14th of June between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

See Mesut Ozil’s £30,000 Invincibles watch

Mesut Ozil has spent £30,000 on an Arsenal Invincibles Rolex that was auctioned off as part of the Arsenal Foundation’s charity ball this week.

Exciting news as agent confirms world class midfielder wants to lead...

Mesut Ozil ad Erkut Sogut
Mesut Ozil’s agent has come out swinging at Martin Keown after the former Arsenal man laid into the German once again but what most people missed in his comments is the confirmation that Ozil will be at Arsenal next season and he wants to 'lead the team forward'.

Star striker dropped: Predicted XI v Leicester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday, as the Premier League season draws to a close this week.

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Mesut Ozil speaks out after ‘injury’ is questioned

Mesut Ozil has taken to Twitter to confirm that he is both injured and expected to be fit for the World Cup as the S*n try to create a split in the Arsenal camp.

Another Arsenal star ruled out for the season after injury setback

Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil gestures during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Arsenal FC at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on May 3, 2018.. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Mesut Özil is the latest player Arsene Wenger has ruled out until the end of the season, after the German picked up a back injury in Madrid.

'A really poor performance from him': Player ratings v Atletico Madrid

Arsenal fell disappointingly short on Thursday night in Madrid, failing to match the away goal Atletico scored in North London and ending up on the end of a 1-0 defeat.

Injured duo to return: Predicted XI v Atletico Madrid

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in Spain on Thursday, in arguably the biggest game of the season for Arsene Wenger's side.

Star striker dropped: Predicted XI v Manchester United

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Manchester United this weekend at Old Trafford, as Arsene Wenger makes his final trip to his old rivals as manager of his current club.

Former Gunner hints at German manager as best replacement for Arsene...

Lukas Podolski
Lukas Podolski thinks Arsenal should look to Germany for their next managerial appointment, after learning of Arsene Wenger's imminent departure.

Injury gives Arsenal Atletico boost

MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 20: Juan Francisco Torres alias Juanfran of Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring their third goal during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 match between Club Atletico de Madrid and CD Guijuelo at Vicente Calderon stadium on December 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Atletico Madrid’s Juanfran will miss both matches against Arsenal, handing the Gunners a boost ahead of the tie.

Arsenal get bad news before Atletico clash

Arsene Wenger confirmed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not be fit to face Atletico Madrid on Thursday night in Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final first leg.

Star midfield duo to return: Predicted XI v West Ham United

Arsenal face West Ham United at home on Sunday, as the world reels from the news that it will be Arsene Wenger's penultimate Premier League match in North London.

The 4 who could leave Arsenal with Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger announced on Friday that he's leaving Arsenal at the end of the season, but who might end up leaving with him?

Star strikers to start together: Arsenal predicted XI v Newcastle

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Chambers, Kolasinac; Xhaka, Elneny, Ramsey; Aubameyang, Ozil; Lacazette.

'Another poor performance from him': Arsenal player ratings v CSKA Moscow

Arsenal shook off a comeback scare to progress to the Europa League semi-finals with a 2-2 draw against CSKA Moscow on Thursday night.

Injuries and illnesses: Arsenal's depleted predicted XI v CSKA Moscow

Arsenal face CSKA Moscow on Thursday night at the VEB Arena in Russia, with a three-goal lead and a place in the Europa League semi-final on the line.

Mesut Ozil criticised by major paper after CSKA performance for crazy...

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League quarter final leg one match between Arsenal FC and CSKA Moskva at Emirates Stadium on April 5, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil collected two assists against CSKA Moscow, probably should have had at least five and generally strutted around the Ashburton Grove pitch with a swagger his talent deserves, so of course the first thing you will want to do when talking about him is tell everybody he is a flattrack bully, right?

Arsenal stars dominate Team of the Week but BBC opt for...

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal had four players outperform everyone else to make the Team of the Weekend – more than any other side

Arsenal get massive quintuple boost ahead of Stoke game

Arsenal welcomed back Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette to first team training while Gareth Southgate thinks Jack Wilshere will be fit for Stoke and Mohamed Elneny signed a new contract. 

Premier League top 5 chance creators: Surprising player steals Arsenal star's...

Mesut Özil is the second best chance creator in the Premier League this season, but surprisingly it's not Kevin De Bruyne who pips him to top spot.

Arsenal star dropped from Germany squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Joachim Löw has left Shkodran Mustafi out of his Germany squad for the international break, replacing him with Matias Ginter and Marvin Plattenhardt.

Comprehensive fixture list for Arsenal players this international break

It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.

Under-fire midfielder surprises fans with excellent performance: Arsenal player ratings v...

Arsenal overcame a brief comeback scare to ease past AC Milan with a 3-1 win in the second leg of their last-16 Europa League tie on Thursday.

Mesut Ozil signed because of Arsene Wenger but he's staying for...

Mesut Ozil has revealed that he decided to stay at Arsenal because he loves London and is really happy at the club.

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Where does Özil rank? Arsenal's top 5 Premier League assist-providersa

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal with Mesut Ozil and team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on January 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
On Sunday, Mesut Özil reached 50 Premier League assists with his set-piece delivery for Shkodran Mustafi, but how does that rank among the club's best ever creative players?

Silencing critics and showing cojones: Arsenal player ratings v Watford

Arsenal put in another good performance in their weekend victory over Watford, winning consecutive games for only the second time this calendar year.

5 things Arsenal learned from exciting Watford win

Arsenal have managed another emphatic win, this time against Watford, this week and it was pretty enjoyable to watch, but what did we learn?

7 biggest problems Arsenal have

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal have a lot of problems right now and if some aren't dealt with soon, they could have massive repercussions going forward.

4 who could leave Arsenal along with Arsene Wenger

At some point in the next year and a half, Arsene Wenger is expected to step down from his role as Arsenal manager, but who might end up leaving with him?

He made everyone around him better: Arsenal player ratings v Milan

Arsenal finally ended their losing streak with a top team performance away at the San Siro, beating Milan 2-0 on the night.

No more excuses: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: A dejected looking Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.

10 ways to stay positive when Arsenal are ruining your life

With Arsenal not performing on the pitch and frustrating us off it, it's pretty important for Gooners to try and find positives at this dark time.

How Mesut Ozil & Alexis Sanchez sagas have had knock-on effect...

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal with Mesut Ozil during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on December 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's contract sagas may have ended very differently but both had a knock-on effect at Arsenal.

Shadow of his former self: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Manchester...

Arsenal put in a slightly improved performance against Manchester City on Thursday night, but ended with exactly the same result as at the weekend.

Silence over 10-year Tottenham trophy drought shows their size compared to...

On February 24th 2018, Tottenham Hotspur made it 10 years without a trophy, but you wouldn't have known it.

Just 1 Arsenal player makes Ian Wright's 'Southern XI'

Ian Wright says only one Arsenal player is deserving of a place in a combined 'Southern XI', whilst picking nine from Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Ray Parlour reckons only one Arsenal player is on Jack Wilshere's...

Ray Parlour thinks Jack Wilshere is being held back because the players around him aren't on his level, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain proves that.

Picking out the worst performers: Arsenal ratings v Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal talks to Calum Chambers and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slumped to a humiliating League Cup final defeat on Sunday, losing 3-0 to Manchester City, and there was hardly a single positive individual performance of note.

Arsenal midfielder to follow Alexis Sanchez's example

Arsenal are concerned that Aaron Ramsey is planning to take a leaf out of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil's playbook by running his contract down.

Mkhitaryan baffled over what 'people' are saying about his partnership with...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he can't understand why some football pundits think he can't play in the same team as Mesut Özil.

Arsenal and Manchester United initiate contact over 21-year-old midfielder

Manchester United and Arsenal have both made contact with the representatives of Trabzonspor midfielder Yusuf Yazici, according to a report in Italy.

Arsenal fans blast Mesut Ozil and Arsene Wenger for lying ahead...

Mesut Ozil is set to miss the second leg of Arsenal's Europa League clash against Östersunds FK on Thursday night and Gooners aren't having any of it.

We struggled a lot: Mesut Ozil opens up

Mesut Özil recently spoke to the Turkish media about the hardships of his childhood, and why he wants to give back to those who need help.

Finances: Could Arsenal survive another year without Champions League football?

Climbing into the top-four is starting to look like an impossible task, and winning the Europa League is a long-shot so could Arsenal cope with another year without Champions League football?

Jeremy Corbyn ‘happy’ Alexis Sanchez finally left Arsenal

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Jeremy Corbyn says he's happy with Arsenal's January transfer business, particularly seeing the 'endless' speculation about Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil put to bed.

3 perfect options to replace fading Arsenal leader

Arsenal still haven't started negotiations with Petr Čech over a new deal, even though his current contract expires in 2019. Could he leave this summer, and who might replace him?

3 unlikely Arsenal stars recognised by UEFA for outstanding performances, Mesut...

Despite having a great match against Östersunds FK on Thursday night, Mesut Ozil hasn't been chosen by UEFA for their Europa League team of the week.

Özil receives praise from surprising source after magnificent display in Östersund

Mesut Özil received some rare praise from the media for his performance on Thursday night against Östersunds FK. 

Why Mesut Özil is proving to be anything but a scam...

With star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil entering the final year of their contracts and the Gunners losing their grasp on the top four places in the league, it is understandable that many Gooners were far from confident that the German playmaker would not follow Alexis Sanchez out of the exit door.

He's too risky: Arsenal player ratings v Östersund as surprising star...

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: David Ospina of Arsenal celebrates after Hector Bellerin of Arsenal scored the 3rd arsenal goal during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Arsenal put in a professional display to win 3-0 away in Östersund on Thursday night. Although the team never really hit top gear, a couple of individual performances shone through.

New Arsenal signing urges club not to put Manchester City final...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan doesn't see why Arsenal can't win the Europa League, but insists the team can't take their foot off the gas in the second leg against Östersunds FK and they must play the same team in the second leg regardless of the final against Manchester City.

It’s snow joke: Arsenal stars greeted by frosty conditions ahead of...

Arsenal have traveled to the Swedish town of Östersund this week to face their football team in the Europa League and while the players will have known it would be cold, I'm not sure they were all entirely prepared for mountains of snow.

‘Just keep him safe!’ Arsenal fans anxious about Ozil’s Europa League...

Arsene Wenger has announced that Mesut Ozil will be included in Arsenal's Europa League line-up against Östersunds FK on Thursday and could even feature as a false no.9.

Mkhitaryan hails Arsenal midfielder as 'one of the best in the...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan loves playing with close friend Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and feels Mesut Ozil is the best in his position.

Distance apart: Liam Brady delivers damming verdict on 3 Arsenal stars...

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Liam Brady was disappointed by the efforts of Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang against Tottenham, and felt Harry Kane worked harder than...

Missing: Arsenal's players lack of responsibility clear on social media after...

Arsenal players have gone into hiding on social media, after the North London derby defeat on Saturday.

‘I never lie’ says Alexis Sanchez as Wenger admits Manchester City...

Arsene Wenger says the uncertainty around Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil made things really difficult for the team this season, and thinks Arsenal should have ended it earlier.

Abject Arsenal: Only 1 player stands out in tragic Tottenham player...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal lost 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's North London derby, but they put in a terrible performance that deserved an even worse scoreline.

Genuine attempt to put together a Tottenham-Arsenal combined XI

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Spurs this weekend in the North London derby, and since combined XI's are all the rage right now, we've put one of our own together.

Iwobi dropped: Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 for huge Tottenham game

After last week's emphatic win against Everton, Arsenal will want to keep the good feelings going with a similar starting XI in the North London derby on Saturday.

Great news as superb midfielder close to agreeing £90kpw Arsenal deal

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere is close to agreeing a contract extension, according to reports.

Turkish media claim Mesut Ozil has already decided on his next...

Mesut Ozil has promised his mother that he'd play for his favourite club Fenerbahce one day, according to reports. 

Only 2 Arsenal players rank in Premier League's best performing top-30...

Nacho Monreal and Mesut Ozil are among the 30 best performing Premier League players this season so far. 

Mesut Ozil explains why he will never forget cup final

Mesut Ozil has looked back on the 2009 DFB-Pokal final he played in with Werder Bremen. 

'Blessed' Arsenal superstar jets off with girlfriend

Mesut Ozil and his fiance Amine Gulse decided to fly back to the Turkish model and actress's hometown over the weekend.

Really? Unlikely trait named by Wenger as basis of Arsenal's gameplan

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger thinks the signings of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have given the club a boost while claiming the team have a game based on 'team spirit'.

22-year-old says 'everyone' knew what this Arsenal star would do in...

Hector Bellerin admits no one at Arsenal was surprised when Mesut Ozil finally penned a new deal last week - apparently they all knew he was going to stay.

Granit Xhaka lets slip massive Arsenal problem that's now solved -...

Granit Xhaka of Arsenal (C) celebrates as he scores their second goal with team mates Hector Bellerin and Alexandre Lacazette during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka says the team can finally focus on football, after all the speculation in recent months, but was that really the problem for the Gunners?

Arsenal players pose with Rihanna and loads of smiles after Everton...

Singer Rihanna took pictures with the Arsenal team after watching the Gunners put five past Everton, in a fantastic win on Saturday.

Mkhitaryan 'delighted': Arsenal players extremely happy on Twitter after spanking Everton

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal with teammates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Arsenal's new signings took to social media to express their delight at their first match at the Emirates Stadium, after the Gunners won 5-1 against Everton.

£300kpw deal was 'cheapest option' for Arsenal admits Wenger

Arsene Wenger considers Mesut Ozil's contract extension a cheaper option than buying a new playmaker.

Ozil tipped to become Arsenal leader as Wenger aims dig at...

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alexis Sanchez's wage demands were too high for Arsenal to pay, which proves how badly the Gunners wanted Mesut Ozil to sign a new deal.

Ozil set to wed former Miss Turkey after World Cup

Mesut Ozil is reportedly set to marry his girlfriend, Amine Gülşe.

Jealous, pathetic, fraud: Arsenal fans hit out at Ian Wright after...

Ian Wright has managed to frustrate Arsenal fans again after having a dig at Mesut Ozil on social media.

17 hours later and Arsenal fans are still going crazy over...

Late on Thursday afternoon, it was finally announced that Mesut Ozil has signed a new deal with Arsenal and, I think it's safe to say, Gooners went a little crazy.

Mesut Özil proves fans and pundits wrong by turning down Manchester...

Mesut Özil turned down Manchester United, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain to sign a new deal with the Gunners, according to reports.

Mesut Ozil signs new 3 year deal with Arsenal

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil has finally decided to put pen to paper on a shiny, new Arsenal deal.

Report: Ozil signed new £350,000-per-week Arsenal deal for this reason

Arsenal reportedly offered Mesut Özil more than any of their rivals in order to convince him to sign a new contract.

Ian Wright believes there’s a ‘war’ going on at Arsenal

Ian Wright thinks the Arsenal players aren't listening to Arsene Wenger anymore, and there's a battle going on in the background between the manager and others behind the scenes.

Arsenal midfielder drops Mesut Ozil clanger

Mohamed Elneny has allegedly dropped a clanger by announcing that Mesut Ozil has in fact signed a new deal with Arsenal.

Mesut Ozil’s new Arsenal deal announcement ‘imminent’

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil's new three-and-a-half year contract with Arsenal is set to be announced 'imminently'.

3 in and 13 out: Arsenal’s January transfer dealings tell a...

Arsenal signed three players and let 13 leave in its busiest January transfer window for years.

£25m-a-year: Ozil turns down mega-deal in China + snubs United &...

Mesut Ozil reportedly turned down a £25m-per-year deal with a Chinese Super League club in order to stay at Arsenal.

Mesut Ozil trolls Arsenal fans over new contract

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil has decided to troll Arsenal fans while our hearts are weak and fragile.

Reliable BBC reporter confirms Mesut Ozil’s new Arsenal deal

It's almost official: the BBC's David Ornstein has confirmed that Mesut Ozil has signed a new three-and-a-half year deal with Arsenal.

Ozil agrees 3-and-a-half-year contract extension thanks to signings and wedding plan

Mesut Ozil will renew his contract with the club after being convinced by the signings of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to Bild. 

Mkhi’s first match, ‘Swanselona’ & Ozil contract talk: 12 things Arsenal...

Arsenal face Swansea City on Tuesday, and with the squad rapidly changing many of us are expecting it to be an interesting match... for good and bad reasons.

Arsenal midfielder still stalling on contract talks 12 months later

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Twelve months ago, Mesut Özil said he was waiting for a decision on Arsene Wenger's future before signing a contract. A year later, why are extension talks still stalling?

Compared: Wenger’s quotes about Ozil v Alexis hint at great news...

Arsene Wenger has given another update on Mesut Ozil's potential new contract with Arsenal and admits that while a deal is too far away for him to be optimistic, it'll hopefully happen 'soon'.

Monreal is Arsenal’s hero again as Elneny underwhelms: Player ratings vs...

Granit Xhaka's winner against Chelsea saw Arsenal book their place in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley, with Nacho Monreal delivering a man-of-the-match performance.

Arsenal close to agreeing deal for 29-year-old

Arsenal are reportedly close to agreeing a new contract with Mesut Ozil, with the German international expected to put pen to paper in the coming weeks.

Embarrassing statistic highlights how few players are committing their futures to...

Apart from Calum Chambers in October, the last person at Arsenal to sign a new contract was Arsene Wenger. Chambers is the only player in 12 months to put pen to paper.

'He's staying!', 'This surely means he is' - fans convinced Arsenal...

Before Alexis Sanchez's Manchester United move was announced, Mesut Ozil shared a picture of his London-based home that's convinced fans into thinking he'll stay at Arsenal.

Artistry and Infectious: 2 Arsenal stars feature in Teams of the...

Nacho Monreal and Mesut Özil made it into various teams-of-the-week after their top quality performances for Arsenal in the 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Arsenal hope 2 massive signings will convince Ozil to stay: but...

Arsenal are reportedly hopeful that signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will convince Mesut Ozil to finally pen a new deal.

Wenger moves one step closer to fielding nothing but attacking players...

Wenger's face during a post-match interview before Arsenal signed Mesut Ozil in 2013
We all know that Arsene Wenger loves an attacking midfielder and this week it looks as if the boss will be able to move one step closer to fielding a whole team of attacking players.

Mesut Ozil shows he’s just a normal person despite the fact...

Mesut Ozil probably gave several Londoners heart attacks when he decided to be a 'tourist' on Sunday.

Mesut Ozil to demand something he’s going to get from Arsenal...

Mesut Ozil could demand huge wages so that he'll earn as much as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports.

Do Arsenal really give Mesut Ozil a winter break every season?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
After missing a few games over the festive period, we looked into the claims that Mesut Özil gets a yearly winter break with Arsenal.

107 players in final year of contract: Why did media focus...

Despite 107 players entering into the final year of their contracts this term, the media appear to have only focused on a small handful, including Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

Former player believes it might take Arsenal '3 or 4 years'...

Sol Campbell is worried that Arsenal will struggle to attract top plays if they lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan moves push Wilshere and Özil closer to new...

Jack Wilshere and Mesut Özil see Arsenal's efforts to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as positive steps, which could push them closer to signing new deals.

Martin Keown names the Arsenal players that have "held the club...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's contract stand-offs have held the club to ransom in more ways than one.

Major boost as Arsene Wenger confirms Mesut Ozil will stay at...

Mesut Ozil is set to stay at Arsenal, at least until the end of the season anyway.

299 goals in 525 games: Arsenal should prefer world class star...

The Gunners want Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United in a deal for Alexis Sanchez. He's a closer replacement to Mesut Ozil, but which of the two is a better option for Arsenal?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan doesn't want to play for Arsenal - and who...

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It's getting increasingly hard to get angry at players for not wanting to play at Arsenal - who would at the moment?

Arsenal could agree deal for 29-year-old: Midfielder has uncertain future

Juventus have reportedly entered the race for Mesut Ozil, and could make an approach for the Germain international this month.

Bad news for Arsenal with midfielder's future unresolved

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil's contract situation remains unresolved with Arsenal, despite Arsene Wenger stating his future would have been made clear to supporters by now.

Arsenal fans braced for things to get worse at the club

There is no way for Wenger to redeem himself to enable a long-term stay at the club beyond 2019 when his current contract expires. Even...

Wenger explains the two things Mesut Ozil wants to stay at...

Arsene Wenger says Mesut Özil wants money and trophies to stay with the Gunners, as negotiations continue over a new contract.

Ian Wright risks wrath of Arsenal fans by suggesting favourite should...

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright has risked the wrath of Gooners by suggesting that Mesut Ozil would really be able to shine at Manchester United.

Ex-Arsenal defender says whether Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil will stay...

Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista says he thinks Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Özil will stay at the club this season, but not both.

Gabriele Marcotti gives Arsenal hope of fending off Manchester United interest

Gabriele Marcotti believes Manchester United would have to sell Henrik Mkhitaryan if they wanted to sign Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal's Player of the Month and Goal of the Month winner...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal fans make it clear they want Mesut Ozil to stay the only way they know how, by voting for him in two online polls.

CIES study has embarrassing findings about Arsenal

Arsenal are the only big six club without a player worth €100m, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

15 goals and 3 assists in 22 games: Arsenal line up...

Olympique Lyonnais forward Nabil Fekir is one of Arsenal's key targets to replace Alexis Sanchez, if the Chilean ends up leaving for Manchester City in January.

'I don't want him if he's not going to commit' -...

Martin Keown thinks the uncertain futures of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are leaving a bad smell at the club.

Barcelona's interest doubtful as Juventus consider move for Arsene Wenger favourite

Juventus are the latest team reportedly interested in signing Mesut Ozil on a free transfer, and could offer the midfielder a pre-contract deal this month as a result.

Arsenal are burning millions of pounds each season

Alexis Sanchez reportedly looks set to leave Arsenal for £35m, while Mesut Ozil could leave for free in the summer. Why aren't Arsenal getting true value for their talent?

Manchester United ready to spend £35.5m on Ozil as PSG spook...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Manchester United are reportedly ready to spend over £35.5m on Mesut Ozil in January.

Thierry Henry makes ground-breaking discovery about Mesut Ozil

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Thierry Henry has made the ground-breaking discovery that Mesut Ozil's 'body language' doesn't actually mean anything!

Arsenal’s new signing snapped in first team training

I know Arsenal players love to wrap up warm during training but Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil looked downright ridiculous at their Saturday session ahead of Nottingham Forest.

Despite year-long standoff Arsenal still talking with Mesut Ozil’s people and...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal are still talking with Mesut Ozil over a new contract, as hope remains that he could yet extend his stay at the club.

Former Arsenal defender expects this to happen when Aaron Ramsey returns:...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Martin Keown believes Jack Wilshere is almost as good as Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, and views him as a beacon of hope.

105 touches, 88 passes, 3 chances - numbers behind Arsenal man's...

Mesut Ozil continued his run of good form with a another fine display against Chelsea. The German was a stand-out performer in the 2-2 draw...

Jamie Carragher names which club Arsenal's front three are better than

Jamie Carragher believes Arsenal's frontline is better than Manchester City's, but is constantly let down by poor defending.

'This club has made me bigger' - Mesut Ozil praises club...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil has revealed one of the reasons he joined Arsenal in the first place.

'We only care about performances on the pitch' - Shkodran Mustafi...

Shkodran Mustafi insists that he doesn't care about what happens with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil's contracts, as long as they perform on the pitch while they're still Arsenal players.

'He's world class', 'Arsenal don't use him properly' - Charlie Nicholas...

Charlie Nicholas thinks only Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette are good enough to get in a combined XI with Chelsea, ahead of tonight's meeting.

Update on contract talks surrounding midfielder

Arsenal opened talks with Mesut Özil over a new contract in December, but they still haven't reached an agreement with the German international.

Injury crisis could see Arsenal missing six players for Chelsea clash

Arsenal are facing a crisis ahead of tonight's meeting with Chelsea, with up to six players potentially missing out through injury.

Alexis transfer talk, Conte’s ‘passion’ & more: 5 things Arsenal fans...

Arsenal face Chelsea for the second time this season after drawing 0-0 at Stamford Bridge back in September and it's hard to know what to expect.

Danny Mills names 2 Arsenal players Manchester United "should come in...

Former Leeds United right-back and BBC pundit Danny Mills reckons that Manchester United should come in with a big bid for not just one but two of Arsenal's top players in January.

'We've not lost them yet' - Arsene Wenger names two Arsenal...

Arsene Wenger insists that while Arsenal haven't lost Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil 'yet', the Gunners will respond by signing top quality players if they do.

'They have little chance of playing' - Arsene Wenger doubtful over...

Arsene Wenger has revealed Sead Kolasinac, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil don't have much chance of playing against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Arsenal 2017 review: January/February/March

In true Arsenal style, after the busy festive period and back-to-back defeats to Everton and Manchester City in December, January went rapidly downhill.

Top 5 Arsenal goals of 2017

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Olivier Giroud, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil all found the back of the net in 2017, but what were Arsenal's top five goals?

Arsene Wenger may have found shrewd replacement for Mesut Ozil

With Schalke's Max Meyer previously linked as Mesut Ozil's replacement over the summer, could Arsenal finally decide to make a move for this bargain midfielder?

Blow for Arsenal with three more players doubtful ahead of Chelsea...

Arsenal could be without Laurent Koscielny, Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil for their Premier League meeting with defending champions Chelsea on Wednesday evening.

Top 5 Mesut Ozil assists 2017

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Mesut Ozil provided 12 assists across all competitions in 2017 but which are his best?

5 things Arsenal must do in the transfer window

There are a number of things Arsenal could do in the January transfer window to improve their position as a club, but let's look at what are the most important issues for the Gunners to focus on.

14 Arsenal predictions for 2018 including contracts, retirements, departures and more

2017 is almost at a close, so what will 2018 bring us?

The worst-case scenario for Arsenal post Alexis and Ozil

Arsenal could rely on the dreaded internal solutions should they lose both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

6 players Arsenal could sign free to replace Alexis and Ozil

Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez are set to leave the Gunners for free next summer, unless they commit to new deals in the near future. We're looking at who would be available on a free to replace them.

Former player delivers stinging criticism of Wenger's handling of this major...

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal with Mesut Ozil during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on December 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Martin Keown is against selling Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in January, but feels Arsene Wenger has overindulged them.

3 questions Arsenal must answer immediately

With this being my last column for 2017, I'm going to try and answer the three biggest issues facing Arsenal in 2018, as they try to keep up with their rivals and not let another season slip into the abyss that is Europa League football.

Arsenal might have accidentally dropped major hint over Ozil and Sanchez's...

Arsenal may have just dropped a major hint over Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's futures at the club.

Taxi for Welbeck: Mesut Ozil performs crazy nutmeg on teammate

You can always rely on Mesut Ozil to find new, creative ways to show up his Arsenal teammates in public and the playmaker's nutmeg on Danny Welbeck ahead of the Crystal Palace clash is a prime example.

Statistics show which two Arsenal players struggle against Crystal Palace

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil struggle to score against Crystal Palace, so the pair will need to be at their best this evening.

Bad news for Arsenal as Barcelona plan January swoop for 29-year-old

Barcelona are planning to move for Mesut Özil in January, as their deal to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool is on the rocks, as things stand.

19 Arsenal stories you probably missed this weekend

It might be Christmas, but that doesn’t mean there’s still not quite a bit going on.

Arsenal fan favourite's comments hint at key duo renewing expiring deals

Jack Wilshere claims he wants to build upon his partnership with Mesut Ozil on the pitch so is this a hint that one or both midfielders are staying at Arsenal?

9 crazy clauses in Mesut Ozil’s new Arsenal offer revealed!

If Mesut Ozil does decide to sign a new deal with Arsenal, what have we bribed offered him to stay?

Stats show stupidity of claiming Mesut Ozil left Arsenal mentally

Despite Martin Keown and others insisting that Mesut Ozil had 'downed tools' at the beginning of the season ahead of a move, the playmaker's stats are still impressive.

3 Arsenal rumours to really get you excited

A potential squad overhaul, a new contract for our best player and an ex-player returning as manager are getting me excited.

Six things we learned from Arsenal’s roller coaster clash against Liverpool

Arsenal someone managed to earn a point against Liverpool despite being 2-0 down at half-time but did we actually learn anything?

How will Arsenal lineup at the end of January?

The January transfer window will soon be upon us and, if we're lucky, we could have some new players in the team.

Two potential reasons behind midfielder's upturn in form at Arsenal

Ian Wright believes Mesut Ozil's form at Arsenal has peaked due to him playing for a move in January. But it's also come at the same time talk of a new lucrative contract has emerged.

Raphael Honigstein has positive news on Mesut Ozil's contract situation at...

German journalist Raphael Honigstein believes Mesut Ozil wants to stay at Arsenal, but is waiting on a satisfactory offer. 

Video: Arsenal players past and present pay tribute to Tomas Rosicky

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Arsenal players past and present have been paying tribute to Tomas Rosicky since the midfielder announced his retirement from football on Thursday.

Ian Wright slams "terrible business for Arsenal" to risk losing these...

Ian Wright says it's terrible business from Arsenal to allow Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil to run their contracts down in the way they have.

Stewart Robson names which two players "Arsenal have made a big...

Stewart Robson
Former Gunner and founder of the Arsene Wenger fan club, Stewart Robson, reckons that, surprise surprise, Arsenal made a big mistake by not selling Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil over the summer.

Episode 126: Why do we do this to ourselves?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by Paul and Anita to revel in the Xmas spirit before West Ham and Liverpool put a lump of coal in our stocking.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player he would love to see...

Ian Wright thinks we're now seeing the kind of form Arsenal bought Mesut Özil for, and he'd love to see the German stay at the club.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player won't sign a new deal

Ian Wright says he would be surprised if Mesut Ozil extended his contract at Arsenal, with the German international enjoying an upturn in form weeks before the January transfer window opens.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player should be more like Philippe...

Ian Wright thinks Alexis Sanchez should take a leaf out of Philippe Coutinho and Mesut Özil's book, and believes the Chilean international has "clocked off".

Garth Crooks names which Arsenal player will follow Mesut Ozil out...

Garth Crooks believes Mesut Ozil leaving Arsenal would guarantee Alexis Sanchez parting company too, which could affect the Gunners' chances of a top-four finish.

Arsene Wenger should consider resting this Arsenal player

Alexis Sanchez has been well off his best this season so far, and seems to have lost the love of the fans. Is it worth taking him out of the team?

The evidence Arsene Wenger has improved this world-class player considerably

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger believes that Mesut Ozil is currently enjoying his best run of form since signing for Arsenal in 2013.

Petr Cech names which Arsenal player reminds him of Zinedine Zidane

Petr Cech has said that Mesut Ozil's volley reminded him of Zinedine Zidane's legendary goal in the 2002 Champions League final. 

Fans sent into frenzy after Arsene Wenger makes big admission about...

Arsene Wenger has once again claimed that Mesut Ozil wants to stay at Arsenal and Gooners are managing to work themselves into a frenzy at the mere notion.

David Wagner names which Arsenal player "has adapted in the last...

Huddersfield manager David Wagner praised Mesut Özil over the weekend, highlighting the German international's defensive improvements.

Arsene Wenger names which player he believes "wants to stay" at...

Arsene Wenger claims he's still sure that Mesut Ozil wants to stay at Arsenal.

Massive claim: Ozil to join Manchester United in huge Adidas campaign

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Copa90 presenter Poet, who sometimes works with Adidas, says he's been told that Özil is leaving for United and there's going to be a big Adidas campaign.

It's your responsibility not his: Thierry Henry delivers direct advice for...

Thierry Henry says the most important thing for young strikers is to have a good relationship with the midfielders behind them.

Manchester United determined to do most sensible thing to land Mesut...

Manchester United will wait until the summer to sign Mesut Ozil as it would be cheaper, according to the Daily Star in an EXCLUSIVE.

Wayne Rooney says if this player started for Arsenal they’d be...

Wayne Rooney feels Arsenal would be a better team if Olivier Giroud started, and that they should have sold Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Arsene Wenger admits being happy with Mesut Ozil 'gamble'

Arsène Wenger says it's important that Mesut Özil continues to take risks, after the German scored a lovely volley against Newcastle on Saturday.

He'd love it: Pundit claims Jose Mourinho driven to do this...

Martin Keown believes Jose Mourinho wants Mesut Ozil because he hates Arsene Wenger.

Robert Pires explains what Ozil and Sanchez need

Arsenal legend, Robert Pires, believes that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez both need stability and, with just six months left on both of their contract's, they've not got it.

Chelsea man explains why Jose Mourinho won't want Mesut Ozil at...

Former Chelsea assistant Ray Wilkins reckons that Jose Mourinho would much rather sign Willian than Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal leak divulges player unhappiness with Ozil and Alexis

Some members of the Arsenal squad are reportedly unhappy with how Arsene Wenger often seems to favour Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez despite their inconsistent form.

Bad news for Arsenal fans expecting Arsene Wenger to splash out...

If you were hoping that Arsene Wenger would make some of the January additions the media are reporting then you may have to prepare to be disappointed.

Bad news for Arsenal with 29-year-old considering Manchester United move

Mesut Özil would reportedly prefer to move to Manchester United than Barcelona, if he does end up leaving Arsenal in January or next summer.

Steve Nicol names which player will sign a new Arsenal deal...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Former Liverpool defender and ESPN FC pundit, Steve Nicol, reckons that Olivier Giroud will leave Arsenal in January but Mesut Ozil, as recent reports claim, will stay.

Boost for Arsenal after Atletico Madrid pull out of £17.5m deal

Atletico Madrid CEO Enrique Cerezo has revealed that the La Liga club won't be making a move for rumoured transfer target, Yusuf Yazici, which should come as music to Arsene Wenger's ears.

Alexandre Lacazette names which two Arsenal players he gets on with...

Alexandre Lacazette has talked up the qualities of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, and how well he gets on with the talented Arsenal pair on and off the pitch.

Boost for Arsenal with Spanish u21 international considering move to England

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Villarreal winger Samu Castillejo likes Arsenal, Barcelona and Napoli as potential future clubs, according to reports.

Report: Blow for Manchester United as Arsenal midfielder wants La Liga...

Mesut Ozil has yet to agree a deal with Manchester United as he's holding out for a move to Barcelona, according to latest reports.

Robert Pires names which two players have uncertain futures at Arsenal

Robert Pires doesn't know what Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil wants to do at the end of the season.

5 things we learned from Arsene Wenger’s press conference

Arsene Wenger addressed issues about Olivier Giroud's playing time, contract situations, his team's defenders and sumo wrestling.

Alan Smith names which two Arsenal players will leave regardless of...

Alan Smith is not convinced that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez would stay at Arsenal if they won the Europa League this season.

Arsene Wenger names which player is in contract talks with Arsenal

Arsenal have made a final contract offer to try and keep Mesut Özil at the club ahead of the transfer window opening in January, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

This is the Arsenal player Chris Sutton argued with Martin Keown...

Chris Sutton has leapt to the defence of Mesut Özil, and called out Martin Keown for his relentless criticism of the German.

Ray Wilkins names two players who should have left Arsenal

Ray Wilkins says it's sad and embarrassing that Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez remained at Arsenal over the summer.

This player needs dropped & other things we learned from Arsenal's...

Another Arsenal away game, another embarrassing display from men who earn more in a week than I probably have in my entire life.

He messed up: Arsenal player ratings from Southampton shambles

Arsenal snatched a late draw in the closing stages against Southampton after a poor performance all round.

Alexandre Lacazette explains the 2 Arsenal stars he gets on well...

Alexandre Lacazette says he's already getting along very well with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil on and off the pitch, but he expects the relationships to get even better.

Arsenal "very very close" to agreeing deal for 29-year-old

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil is reportedly 'very, very close' to agreeing a new deal with Arsenal.

Manchester United reportedly lining up a £22m bid for Arsenal 29-year-old

Manchester United will make an offer for Mesut Ozil in January, believed to be around the £22m mark.

Barcelona could edge out Arsenal in the race for £21m midfielder

Barcelona could beat Arsenal to the signing of Leon Goretzka by offering him a bigger signing-on fee, according to reports. 

Tony Cascarino names two Arsenal players he believes haven't "downed tools"...

Tony Cascarino has praised Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil for not "downing tools", after failing to secure moves away from Arsenal in the summer.

Emmanuel Petit names two Arsenal players he believes have ulterior motives...

Emmanuel Petit feels Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are playing for a move in January.

This is the Chelsea player being accused of copying Mesut Ozil

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal fans have accused Eden Hazard of copying Mesut Ozil's goal-scoring technique in which the midfielder chips the ball off the ground and into the net.

Griezmann annoyed at Arsenal but why did they pull out? It's...

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Antoine Griezmann was close to joining Arsenal in 2013, but for some reason, the club didn't get the deal done.

Portuguese press: Unlikely Ozil swap is unlikely

Contrary to previous reports, Andre Gomes won't be leaving Barcelona in January as part of a swap deal for Mesut Ozil. Shocking, huh? 

Pundit explains which 'deceptive' Arsenal star he wants at Manchester United

Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand says he would definitely take Mesut Özil at Manchester United on a free transfer at the end of the season.

Jose Mourinho wants Arsenal man to solve this tricky problem at...

Manchester United want Mesut Ozil to solve their creativity problems, according to reports.

Barca offer Arsenal a star for their star in report that...

Barcelona will offer Arda Turan in exchange for Mesut Ozil, according to the Daily Star.

Go back to Germany: Pundit explains why Manchester United manager doesn't...

Ray Wilkins is convinced that Manchester United won't sign Mesut Ozil because they don't actually want him.

Manchester United website picks out key Arsenal man ahead of Saturday’s...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Manchester United's official website has singled out Mesut Ozil as a player the Red Devils really need to keep an eye on during Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash.

I will fight for it: Özil details main goal that seems...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Özil has reiterated his desire to win the Champions League, making it clear what the Gunners need to do to keep him.

Arsene Wenger explains why you cannot question this major star's attitude

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger is convinced that Mesut Ozil's current form proves he wants to be playing for Arsenal despite speculation that he wants to move.

Who will Arsenal players face at the World Cup next summer?

After the World Cup draw took place earlier this afternoon, we're looking at who the Arsenal players will face at the competition next summer.

Arsenal goalscorer gives simple explanation why 'key player' cannot be allowed...

Olivier Giroud hailed Mesut Ozil following his impressive second-half performance against Huddersfield on Wednesday evening.

This is the Arsenal player who makes the ridiculously difficult look...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
There's no doubt that Mesut Özil is one of the most polarising players to have ever played for Arsenal.

Chelsea join Manchester United and Catalan giants in the race for...

Chelsea are looking to beat Manchester United and Barcelona for Mesut Ozil's signature, according to latest reports.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player was "beautiful to watch" against...

Ian Wright was full of praise for Mesut Ozil after his performance against Huddersfield last night, calling the midfielder "beautiful to watch".

Aaron Ramsey names which Arsenal teammate "was fantastic" against Huddersfield

Aaron Ramsey has hailed Mesut Ozil's performance against Huddersfield, calling the German playmaker "fantastic" after fighting off an illness to star on Wednesday night.

Charlie Nicholas claims that Arsenal will let this player leave on...

Charlie Nicholas claims that if Arsenal receive a huge offer for either Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez in January, the club will allow them to leave.

Ray Parlour names two players Arsenal need to get back in...

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour agrees that Arsenal need to keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil past January if they're going to have any hope of finishing in the top four.

Arsenal could agree £30m deal for 29-year-old if hefty demand is...

Mesut Ozil is reportedly demanding a massive signing on fee if he joins Barcelona in January.

Mark Lawrenson names which Arsenal player wouldn't fit in with their...

Former Liverpool defender, Mark Lawrenson, isn't convinced by the latest rumours linking Mesut Ozil with a move to Manchester United.

Arsenal could suffer a chasm of creativity if these three players...

Jack Wilshere, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez have all been linked with January moves, but letting them go could be catastrophic.

England hopeful in line for a first Premier League start with...

Jack Wilshere could finally make his first Premier League start against Huddersfield on Wednesday night.

Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal could be without these two players for...

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Arsene Wenger has said Mesut Ozil is expected to train today and will be assessed ahead of Wednesday’s meeting with Huddersfield, while Alex Iwobi is likely to miss out with a dead leg.

This is why fans slaughtered Arsenal 29-year-old on Sunday

While some Arsenal fans just shrugged off Mesut Ozil's illness on Sunday as a stroke of bad luck, many were less than impressed with the German's apparent weakness when it comes to germs.

Mark Lawrenson names which Arsenal player put himself in the shop...

Mark Lawrenson has suggested that Mesut Ozil was putting himself in the shop window against Tottenham.

This is who Arsenal are considering selling for the "right price"...

Arsenal will sell Jack Wilshere in January if they receive a good offer, according to latest reports.

Arsene Wenger explains why Mesut Ozil missed Burnley victory and delivers...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mesut Ozil will 'certainly' be short for Arsenal's clash against Huddersfield on Wednesday.

Former teammate phones Ozil to discuss move to Barcelona

Sergio Ramos has contacted Mesut Özil to try and convince him not to join Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.

1 key reason Arsenal must replace Ozil and Alexis with sublimely...

It sounds simplistic, but Arsenal need their big players for the big occasions.

Former Arsenal forward highlights fans' frustrations with club transfer policy: Loads...

Kevin Campbell thinks there are 100 players Arsenal could buy to fill the gaps in their team, but isn't sure they will do so.

Is Mesut Ozil really demanding £330k per week? We investigate

Mesut Ozil is reportedly demanding £330k-per-week in wages from Barcelona if they want to sign him in January, but is he really?

Liverpool ‘not making things easy’ for Barcelona but Ozil only a...

Philippe Coutinho, not Mesut Özil, is still Barcelona's priority signing in January, according to reports in Spain.

Barcelona have 1 major concern over Mesut Ozil's life ahead of...

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on December 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Barcelona are reportedly prepared to abandon their pursuit of Mesut Ozil because they fear his 'busy nightlife' will get in the way of his football in La Liga.

Oops: Wenger lets slip what he knows as he denies Ozil...

Arsène Wenger says Mesut Özil hasn't agreed a deal with Barcelona, and that both player and manager are focused on doing well with Arsenal.

Arsenal defender feels key star duo will do this in January

Nacho Monreal has no doubts about Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's commitment to the club.

Awful news for Arsenal as fan favourite will 'probably be transferred'...

According to the Turkish press, Mesut Ozil has informed Fenerbahce that he'll most likely be signing for Manchester United at the end of the season.

Dynamic midfielder will not replace Mesut Ozil at Arsenal but could...

Leon Goretzka could arrive as Mesut Ozil leaves the club, that's what some tabloids are claiming as they name Goretzka Ozil's successor.

Pundit finally changes view on Mesut Ozil but it won't last

Paul Merson has explained why "world class" Mesut Ozil gets so much criticism.

Martin Keown names which Arsenal player needs to be challenged every...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown reckons that Mesut Ozil has to perform every week in order to prove himself.

Three reasons why Barcelona's reported interest in Arsenal 29-year-old may be...

Lionel Messi apparently doesn't want Mesut Ozil at Barcelona because he's too old.

Arsenal will only sell one of these two players in January

Arsenal will only consider selling one of Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil in January, not both, according to latest reports.

Frank Lampard explains what one attribute "should be the bare minimum...

Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard can't understand why Arsenal show good work off the ball so inconsistently, after all the praise the Gunners received for industry on Saturday.

Kevin Campbell names the one Arsenal player who cannot be sold...

Ex-Arsenal striker, Kevin Campbell, claims that if his former team decide to sell their best players, they're officially no longer a 'serious' club.

Arsenal could agree £20m deal with Barcelona for 29-year-old

Arsenal's Mesut Özil has been given permission to negotiate with Barcelona, according to latest reports in Spain.

Jamie Carragher names which two players aren't being treated equally by...

Jamie Carragher thinks Dele Alli has escaped the type of criticism Mesut Özil would have received if he'd put in the same kind of performance in Saturday's North London derby.

Arsenal have lined up a £14m replacement for Mesut Ozil

Arsenal plan to spend £14m on Trabzonspor midfielder Yusuf Yazici, according to reports in Turkey.

Club president admits deal could be agreed for Arsenal 29-year-old

Schalke's president Clemens Tonnies has revealed the club are interested in bringing Mesut Özil back, but admits that it will be impossible this summer.

Fans react after perfectly-timed Arsenal statistic is posted

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has been much-maligned for his performances this season, but he responded in perfect fashion against Tottenham, and one statistic won back the hearts of the supporters.

Alan Shearer names which Arsenal player was "absolutely superb" against Tottenham

Alan Shearer has surprised everyone by praising Mesut Özil, after Arsenal beat Tottenham in Saturday's North London derby.

Graeme Souness names the one Arsenal player who needs to grasp...

Graeme Souness believes Mesut Ozil must work as hard as he did against Tottenham on a consistent basis.

Garth Crooks names the one Arsenal player he believes Tottenham would...

Garth Crooks says Mesut Özil should be playing for Tottenham, because their fans would appreciate the Arsenal and Germany playmaker more.

Mesut Ozil names which Arsenal player "showed his quality" in Saturday's...

Mesut Ozil heaped praise onto Alexis Sanchez on Saturday following the forward's goal against Tottenham in the North London Derby.

This is what Shkodran Mustafi told Mesut Ozil before scoring against...

Shkodran Mustafi says he told Mesut Özil to take the free-kick that led to the opening goal against Tottenham because he believes in the German's deliveries. His words were proved true.

Barcelona planning player swap deal for Arsenal's £42m star

Barcelona are reportedly willing to offer Arsenal Andre Gomes plus cash in exchange for Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal told to tie down these two players to new contracts

David Seaman is worried about the uncertainty Alexis and Ozil's contract situation could cause, and has demanded Arsenal look to tie the pair down as soon as possible.

Just three Arsenal players feature in the Team of the Weeks...

Shkodran Mustafi, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez were all stand-out performers in the Premier League last weekend. 

Immense Mesut Ozil wallpaper after an immense performance against Spurs

And here we are again - Mesut is back to being amazing and important! A part of me was just waiting for the time it...

Arsene Wenger makes surprising statement about Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger is convinced that both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil want to stay at the club.

Arsenal star 'very happy' to play with this amazing teammate

Hector Bellerin was full of praise for Mesut Ozil following his Man of the Match-winning performance against Spurs on Saturday.

Really? You still think that? Pundit praises Mesut Ozil then criticises...

Thierry Henry was impressed with Ozil's work rate against Spurs, but stressed he must do that in every match.

Arsenal's reported deal for 29-year-old hits stumbling block

Barcelona are reportedly yet to make any sort of approach for Mesut Ozil.

Mesut Ozil silences his critics with stunning display v Tottenham

There should be no doubt about Mesut Ozil's work rate after his performance against Tottenham. 

Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi hail Arsenal's outstanding display against Tottenham

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Shokdran Mustafi and Mesut Ozil were delighted with the performance against Tottenham. 

Arsenal could agree deal with Barcelona for £45m-rated midfielder

Mesut Özil is reportedly being considered as Barcelona's alternative to Coutinho, as the German would be cheaper for the Catalan club to chase in January.

This is how long Arsene Wenger has to finalise Alexis Sanchez...

Arsene Wenger wants to know where Arsenal stand with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez by the end of December.

Arsenal have been linked with a bizarre and unlikely free transfer...

Arsenal reportedly want to sign Marouane Fellaini on a free transfer at the end of the season, with the Belgian's contract with Manchester United due to expire.

Ian Wright laughs at ridiculous Mesut Özil tweet

Ian Wright has laughed off the suggestion that Mesut Özil is even more technically capable than Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp.

Video: International round-up: Lacazette nets twice, Iwobi scores a worldy and...

Alex Iwobi, Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette were all involved in the goals on Tuesday for their respective countries, which hopefully bodes well ahead of the North London derby on Saturday.

This is who Atletico Madrid are preparing a £4.2m-a-year contract to...

Atletico Madrid are preparing to make an lucrative offer for Mesut Özil, according to reports.

Craig Bellamy names which Arsenal player "drives me up the wall"...

Craig Bellamy recently laid into Mesut Ozil after his performance for Germany against England because the playmaker 'drives him up the wall'.

More stats emerge that shatter Mesut Ozil narrative as pundits show...

More statistics have emerged following Germany v England's 0-0 draw on Friday evening that prove Mesut Ozil isn't the lazy player the media insist on labeling him when he plays for Arsenal.

Mesut Ozil’s agent takes aim at press & others who blame...

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Mesut Ozil's agent Erkut Sogut has opened up about the difficulties of handling the media.

This is how Arsenal could have corrected the problems from the...

Last Sunday, when Arsenal's team selection to face Manchester City was announced, there were two immediate reactions of disbelief.

Lee Dixon names the two Arsenal players that should be sold

Lee Dixon thinks Arsenal should've sold Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil, in the same way Michael Thomas was sold to Liverpool back in 1991.

Ray Wilkins bizarrely claims Arsenal's obvious world-class player isn't any good

Ray Wilkins believes Mesut Ozil isn't good enough to wear the no. 10. In fact, he doesn't think he's very good at all...

Arsenal midfielder gets slaughtered on Twitter after making a very risky...

Mesut Ozil was tempting fate on Twitter. He meant well with his innocent post, but may be regretting having done it now.

This is how much Arsenal will sell Mesut Ozil for in...

Arsenal have decided to sell Mesut Ozil in January, despite claims just a day ago that a new contract could have been on the horizon.

This is why fans have recently turned on Arsenal's talented midfielder

After reports emerged on Wednesday that Mesut Ozil would only sign a new deal with Arsenal if he was given Jack Wilshere’s No.10 shirt, supporters took to social media to vent their fury.

The evidence that debunks the rumours surrounding Mesut Ozil and Jack...

If you believe reports, Mesut Ozil will only sign a new contract if he gets the number 10 shirt.

This is the only way Mesut Ozil will sign a new...

Mesut Ozil will extend his contract at Arsenal if he gets the number 10 shirt.

This is how Arsenal could lose £142m next summer and £123m...

With a number of players running their contracts down, Arsenal could lose out on significant sums of money.

Judging Arsenal's 16 signings made after Mesut Ozil's arrival

When Mesut Özil joined Arsenal in 2013, it was supposed to be a watershed moment where the club pushed on and moved to the next level in the transfer market.

These are the nine Arsenal players currently away in the international...

Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.

Arsenal should pay attention to how well this loanee is doing...

While Arsenal are struggling to find goals from the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Özil and Alex Iwobi, Lucas Perez is scoring for fun on loan at Deportivo.

Arsenal have identified a risky replacement for Mesut Ozil and Alexis...

Arsenal are considering Barcelona's Rafinha to fill the hole left by the potential departures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil, according to reports.

Arsenal told to sign 24-year-old Ligue 1 star to replace Alexis...

Arsenal fans want Nabil Fekir to replace Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal when the Chilean inevitably leaves the club.

Lincoln City manager explains why he "lost a bloody fortune" after...

Danny Cowley says he lost out on £740 and his company car after Lincoln City lost to Arsenal last year in the FA Cup.

Arsenal star's demands put off Manchester United

Manchester United have cooled their interest in Mesut Ozil because he's asking for too much money, according to reports.

10 years and 4 Arsenal scapegoats, but who is the biggest?

The previous decade has seen plenty of players turned into scapegoats.

What is he offering? Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City

Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.

Arsene Wenger says this player will be as important for Arsenal...

Arsène Wenger says Mesut Özil will be just as important as Alexis Sanchez against Manchester City on Sunday.

Manchester City manager hails heavily criticised Arsenal star

Pep Guardiola says he has no doubts about Mesut Özil's qualities, despite the German's critics in the English media.

Ronaldo blocks Arsenal move as Messi greenlights another

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told Real Madrid that he doesn't want them to sign Alexis Sanchez, whilst Messi is apparently happy for Özil to join Barcelona.

8 Arsenal players get senior international call-ups

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Several Arsenal players will be in action during the international break

Stats destroy Mesut Ozil narrative as he outperforms Manchester City star

When it comes to the whole Mesut Ozil v Kevin de Bruyne debate, most people probably reckon they know which one has the better stats, at least this season.

Martin Keown's Wilshere comments show the media bias against Mesut Ozil...

Martin Keown has heaped praise on Jack Wilshere's vision just weeks after laying into Mesut Ozil.

Arsene Wenger explains why this fan favourite isn't starting league games

Arsene Wenger has explained why Jack Wilshere isn't currently getting into Arsenal's Premier League starting XI.

Arsenal star's 'entourage' confident of sealing Manchester United move

The Ozil to Manchester United stories just won't go away.

Only Tottenham star and Manchester City pair performing better that maligned...

Sky Sports have released their latest power ranking of the Premier League's most in form players.

Rising young Arsenal star names first-teamers who helped them settle

Reiss Nelson has identified the Arsenal players have helped him settle into first team life. 

Pundit: This underfire player just as important as Ozil or Alexis...

Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey jumps over the save from Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on September 17, 2017. (GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Aaron Ramsey's return to form and fitness has helped Arsenal enormously, says Andy Gray.

Divisive Arsenal midfielder climbs to 4th in Sky Sports' Power Rankings

Aaron Ramsey has risen to fourth in the Premier League Power Rankings, emphasising his good form at the moment.

Mesut Özil more creative than ever according to the stats despite...

Mesut Özil's creativity is reaching new levels this season, according to the statistics, even beating his fantastic 2015/16 campaign.

Mesut Ozil names heavily criticised former Arsenal man as his 'brother'

Mesut Ozil has said he remains in contact with former Arsenal midfield Mathieu Flamini and he considers him a 'brother'.

Arsenal fans name their favourite current player and why

We asked you guys on Twitter who your favourite current Arsenal player is and why, and the results seem to be pretty conclusive.

Mesut Ozil admits huge hope for this Arsenal star

Alexandre Lacazette can just have just as much success as Karim Benzema, according to Mesut Ozil. 

Watch: Mesut Ozil shines

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Mesut Ozil may have only scored once and assisted twice in eight appearances this season but he's still given us plenty of lovely football to marvel at.

New deal, player pay-rise & other Arsenal stories you might have...

Arsenal had a particular busy week this time around, with Norwich on Tuesday, the AGM on Thursday and Swansea at the weekend.

Arsenal hero on the rise as another falls : Things we...

Arsenal came from behind to win yet again at the Emirates this season.

Mesut Ozil outlines what is important for him amid Manchester United...

Mesut Ozil is only focusing on giving 100% for Arsenal.

Legendary coach explains how Arsenal star caught his eye

Norbert Elgert has overseen the development of a number of top players in Schalke's youth system since 1996, including a couple of current Gunners.

Lionel Messi reportedly asks Barcelona to sign Arsenal midfielder

Lionel Messi would rather see his club sign Mesut Özil than Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.

Arsene Wenger names two Arsenal players that he's always believed in

Arsène Wenger says he never questioned Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez's commitment to Arsenal, and Sunday's win over Everton proved him right.

Stan Kroenke names the two players he wants to keep at...

Stan Kroenke has insisted that he wants Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to stay at Arsenal.

This is the bizarre reason Arsenal could be losing their most-talented...

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil could be considering his future with the club over a bizarre row with Jack Wilshere over his number 10 shirt.

Per Mertesacker gives Arsenal teammate a glowing review of his performance...

Per Mertesacker was impressed with how Mesut Özil shone at the weekend against Everton.

This is the manager Mesut Ozil is rumoured to be in...

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Mesut Ozil has reportedly been in contact with Jose Mourinho over a January move.

Episode 118: The Three Musketeers

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by Helen (and her dog) to review the wins at Belgrade and Everton, and wax lyrical over Alexis, Lacazette and Ozil finally playing together.

Alexis Sanchez names which Arsenal player he has a good understanding...

Alexis Sanchez says that he thinks Alexandre Lacazette is very talented, and thinks that the two players have a good understanding already.

Mikael Silvestre names which Arsenal player "wouldn't last long with Mourinho"

Mikael Silvestre thinks Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil "wouldn't last long" at Manchester United under manager José Mourinho if he did move in January or next summer.

Fans react after Arsenal 29-year-old's performance against Everton

The Arsenal fans were delighted with Mesut Ozil's performance on Sunday.

Per Mertesacker makes honest admission after Arsenal went 1-0 down to...

Per Mertesacker was pleased that Arsenal were finally able to take their chances in an away game, and admitted he wasn't too nervous after the Londoners went behind to Everton.

Four Arsenal players feature in various Team-of-the-Week articles

Mesut Özil, Sead Kolašinac, Nacho Monreal and Alexis Sanchez have all featured in various team-of-the-week articles, after Sunday's 5-2 win over Everton.

Martin Keown believes he knows why Mesut Ozil played well against...

Martin Keown has questioned whether Ozil is playing for a move after his improved performance against Everton.

Ian Wright explains what he is desperate for Mesut Ozil to...

Mesut Ozil will continue to be criticised so long as doesn't perform in the big games, says Ian Wright.

Arsenal goalscorer on what he wants from Gunners' terrific trio

Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey jumps over the save from Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on September 17, 2017. (GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Aaron Ramsey is hoping to see more goals from Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette.

Arsenal star explains why he wasn't surprised by performance against Everton

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Mesut Özil says that the attacking threat we saw on the pitch against Everton is what the German, Alexis and Lacazette do all the time in training.

Superb, agile and quick: Wenger hails underfire Arsenal star after showstopping...

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Arsène Wenger says that Mesut Özil is a completely different prospect now that he's fully fit, after the German shone in the away victory against Everton.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil dazzles as Gunners look like a real...

Arsenal put in a quality attacking performance against Everton at Goodison, with almost all of their attacking players involved in one or two of the goals.

Arsenal shock everyone by playing well against Everton

Arsenal got over their defeat against Watford by beating Everton convincingly at Goodison Park, with a 5-2 win.

Explaining why Arsenal score more goals of this kind than any...

Arsenal have scored more headed goals than other Premier League side this season. 

Arsene Wenger is confident Manchester United interest won't affect this Arsenal...

Arsene Wenger has few concerns about Mesut Ozil's commitment to the team. 

This is why Mesut Ozil is fuming over latest Arsenal contract...

Mesut Ozil feels there is a campaign against him, according to reports. 

Fans react as Arsenal 29-year-old nears Emirates exit

There have been strong rumours that Mesut Ozil could be joining Manchester United. 

Manchester United playing down interest in Arsenal midfielder

Mesut Ozil is not close to joining Manchester United, according to reports. 

Leon Osman names the one Arsenal player who will be happy...

Former Everton midfielder Leon Osman reckons that Jack Wilshere will be delighted if Mesut Ozil leaves because the 25-year-old will get a chance in the first team again.

Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil is ‘100% committed’ to Arsenal despite...

Arsene Wenger has regurgitated the same line about Mesut Ozil being 100% committed to Arsenal following the recent speculation over the 29-year-old's move to Manchester United.

This is why Arsenal can't win an away game in the...

Arsenal suffered defeat in their last away game in the Premier League, and are still without a win on the road this season. So what's going wrong for the Gunners on their travels?

This is why Mesut Ozil has turned on Arsenal

Before the start of the new season, Mesut Ozil seemed set on staying at Arsenal. Now, however, he's reportedly told the club he's joining Manchester United. So what changed?

This is the club Mesut Ozil has reportedly told Arsenal he's...

Mesut Ozil has reportedly been telling his teammates that he's signing for Manchester United.

Jockey Tony McCoy names which player he "wouldn't let near an...

Horse racing legend Tony McCoy isn't a fan of Mesut Ozil, it seems.

Per Mertesacker confident these two Arsenal players are committed

WATFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal looks dejected in defence the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 14, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)
Per Mertesacker insists that he's confident that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are both committed to Arsenal... for the time being.

Robert Pires explains why Mesut Ozil is angry at Arsenal

Robert Pires says Mesut Özil seems angry that the Gunners haven't spent more money in the transfer market.

Sead Kolasinac names the most important coach for his and Mesut...

Sead Kolasinac has credited Norbert Elgert as the most important coach in his and Mesut Ozil's career.

Arsenal welcome back attacking duo ahead of Thursday's Europa League meeting

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil were both in training ahead of Thursday's Europa League trip to Serbia.

Arsenal forced into embarrassing climbdown

Arsenal could have to lower their asking price for Mesut Özil, with no suitors reportedly willing to match the Gunners' valuation of the midfielder.

Wojciech Szczesny believes Paulo Dybala could become better than his three...

Wojciech Szczesny says Paulo Dybala could be the best in the world, comparing him to some of Arsenal's best players of the last decade or so.

Arsenal staff and teammates reportedly worried over player's lack of effort

Arsenal may consider selling Mesut Ozil in January due to concerns from the manager, coaching staff and players over his lack of effort on the pitch and in training.

Inter Milan could make a move for Arsenal 29-year-old as contract...

Inter Milan's reported move for Mesut Ozil could go unchallenged at this rate as contract talks with Arsenal stall... again.

Mesut Ozil could hold the key to Arsenal 28-year old's future

Mesut Ozil could reportedly hold the key to Alexis Sanchez's future at Arsenal as the club will apparently only sell the Chilean in January if they keep the playmaker.

Fans tear into Arsenal 29-year-old on his birthday

Arsenal fans turned on Mesut Özil on his birthday, after the German somehow missed an easy chance to score in Saturday's defeat to Watford.

Robbie Savage blames one Arsenal player for Saturday's defeat to Watford

Robbie Savage thinks Mesut Özil should have scored against Watford and put the game to bed.

Alan Shearer names three people that should have left Arsenal in...

Newcastle legend Alan Shearer doesn't just reckon that Arsenal should have sold Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez over the summer, he believes that Arsene Wenger should have gone too.

Pundit and former player continues attacking Mesut Ozil

Martin Keown has found way to pin Arsenal's defeat against Watford on Mesut Ozil.

Is the age of Mesut Özil really over at Arsenal?

Barney Ronay wrote this week that the "Age of Özil" is over at Arsenal so we thought we'd take a look and see if that's really the case.

Surprising stat emerges after Arsenal’s latest shambles at Watford

No team has scored more headers than Arsenal in the Premier League since the start of the 2015/16 season.

Why is Paul Merson so anti-Özil?

Paul Merson came out with more anti-Özil comments ahead of the weekend's clash between Arsenal and Watford, even though the facts go against everything he's saying.

If Ozil is so bad why do Arsenal fans love him...

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on December 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mesut Özil is a man who divides opinion publicly, so why is it that Arsenal fans want him to stay so badly, and United fans are so happy to see him linked with them?

What's really going on with Mesut Ozil and Arsenal? A breakdown

Now a couple of months into the final year of his contract with the Gunners, we still have no resolution as to whether Mesut Özil is planning to stick around after this season.

Arsene Wenger calls underfire Arsenal star one of the 'best in...

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Arsène Wenger says Mesut Özil has more players to compete with for an Arsenal place now, but he still thinks the German is one of the best players in the world.

Double injury boost for Arsenal ahead of Watford tie

On Thursday morning, Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Watford.

Paul Merson talks nonsense about Mesut Ozil – he works harder...

Paul Merson says he wouldn't put Mesut Özil back into the team against Watford, as the German doesn't work hard enough.

Former Arsenal man 'astonished' that star could stay at club

Martin Keown claims he's 'astonished' by the notion that Mesut Ozil could stay at Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal star will return against Watford

Arsène Wenger says Mesut Özil is available again after injury, although he might not be completely sharp at this stage.

The statistics show why Arsenal 28-year-old should be coveted by every...

Since signing for Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2013, Mesut Ozil has provided more assists than any other Premier League player.

Arsenal midfielder names his football idol and admits he models his...

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Mesut Özil reiterates that his footballing idol is Zinedine Zidane, and that he models his game on the French midfielder.

Player's agent claims positive talks were held with Arsenal

Mesut Özil has held positive talks with Arsenal over a new contract, according to his agent.

Arsene Wenger names the two star players who could leave Arsenal...

Arsène Wenger admits it's a possibility that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil could leave in January, but says both players are happy at the club.

Italian journalist doesn't believe Arsenal midfielder is suitable for Inter Milan

Mesut Ozil does not have the qualities to play for Inter Milan, according to Italian journalist Niccolo Ceccarini.

This is why Arsenal 28-year-old is forced to drop £330k-per-week wage...

Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil could be putting clubs off with his £330,000-per-week wage demands, according to latest reports.

Phil Babb believes Arsenal's turnaround in form is down to this...

Former Liverpool player Phil Babb believes Arsenal's improved form is due to Mesut Ozil's absence.

Karl-Heinz Riedle believes this Arsenal midfielder should avoid joining Manchester United

Ex-Germany striker, Karl-Heinz Riedle, doesn't believe that Mesut Ozil should join Manchester United... but he doesn't believe the 28-year-old should stay at Arsenal either.

These are the two positives and two negatives of the international...

Hasn't the international break been so, so entertaining? Are there really any positives for Arsenal fans during this two week hiatus? Well, when you think about it, there actually are a few.

Besiktas could enter the race for Arsenal 28-year-old

Besiktas have been promised talks with Mesut Ozil, according to reports. The Turkish club could soon enter the race for the playmaker whose contract expires in the summer.

Bayern Munich keen on signing Arsenal 28-year-old

Bayern Munich are the latest club reportedly keen on signing Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal could be without these seven players for Watford clash

Arsenal have several injury problems to worry about ahead of their trip to Watford on Saturday, with up to seven players potentially missing out on the weekend.

Jose Mourinho reportedly doubts whether Arsenal star is better than Manchester...

Jose Mourinho reportedly doubts whether Mesut Ozil is actually better than Manchester United's current creative options. According to journalist Duncan Castles, Jose Mourinho doubts whether...

Report: Fenerbahce ready to ‘push hard’ for Mesut Ozil in January

Fenerbahce are reportedly ready to 'push hard' for Mesut Ozil in January.

This player is Arsenal's obvious Mesut Ozil replacement

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi could be Arsenal's unlikely internal solution to their Mesut Ozil problem.

What could Arsenal's line-up look like next season without Alexis and...

Arsenal's squad will be undergoing some significant changes next summer.

Arsenal 21-year-old claims Gunners will suffer 'huge setback' if they lose...

Alex Iwobi believes that Arsenal will suffer a huge setback if they lose both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

Report: Jose Mourinho doesn’t want Mesut Ozil after all

Contrary to previous reports, Jose Mourinho apparently doesn't want to sign Mesut Ozil next summer.

Lazy Mesut Ozil makes Europe’s top 10 for key passes made

Mesut Ozil has recorded the ninth-most key passes in Europe this season.

Mesut Ozil and Arsenal: A relationship the media never allowed to...

Between being a target for the media and Arsenal's on-pitch fortunes, it's no surprise that Mesut Ozil could be soon leaving the club.

Manchester United favourites to sign Arsenal 28-year-old

Manchester United are apparently favourites to sign Mesut Ozil next summer.

Mesut Özil posts gym work updates after bizarre Martin Keown claims

Mesut Özil has posted a couple of Instagram updates showing all the hard work he's putting into his recovery, after being accused of testing Arsène Wenger by Martin Keown.

Massive triple Arsenal injury boost

The number of players on the Arsenal treatment table seems to be reducing, something that rarely happens over an international break in recent times.

Martin Keown gives a damning assessment of Arsenal midfielder

Martin Keown has accused Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil of downing tools, suggesting the German playmaker has given up due to his impending exit next summer.

This is the Arsenal midfielder Jose Mourinho reportedly wants a reunion...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants a reunion with Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil, according to latest reports from Spain.

Arsenal midfielder posts update on injury

Mesut Özil has posted an update on Instagram as he recovers from the injury that kept him out of Sunday's win against Brighton.

Who really is more important for Arsenal – Alexis or Özil?

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil have been the Gunners' star players for the last few years, but the question of which one is more important is being asked more and more.

Arsenal players' patience wears thin after Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez...

Several Arsenal players have reportedly grown irritated with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez after the pair didn't show up for a club media day on 21 September.

Manchester United plan to sign Özil on a free at the...

Manchester United plan to try to sign Mesut Özil on a free at the end of the season, according to reports.

Özil’s advisors using Manchester United to get better Arsenal deal

Mesut Özil's advisors reportedly used Manchester United in the last round of contract negotiations with Arsenal, in an attempt to get a better deal with the Gunners.

Stuart Pearce tells Arsenal to sell Ozil but hang on to...

Stuart Pearce reckons that while Arsenal should probably look to cash in on Mesut Ozil in January, Alexis Sanchez would be a massive loss to the club.

Arsenal considering selling Ozil in January but aren't really

Arsenal are considering selling Mesut Ozil in January, according to reports.

Italian media claim Mesut Ozil has been left out of Germany...

According to the Italian media, Mesut Ozil's exclusion from the Germany squad could push him further towards an Arsenal exit.

Thierry Henry questions Wenger's dependence on these 2 Arsenal starts- has...

Thierry Henry believes that Arsene Wenger is no longer as loyal to Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez as he used to be.

Pundit claims this Arsenal star doesn't deserve a place in the...

Robbie Savage doesn't think Mesut Ozil should be in the Arsenal starting XI.

Arsene Wenger delivers concerning injury update: Three Arsenal players won't go...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that three Arsenal players won't be going on international duty for their respective countries.

See inside Mesut Ozil's London home

Mesut Özil showed off his London home in a video on his Instagram page.

Arsenal on international duty: Who, when and where?

Shkodran Mustafi
After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?

Inter Milan chairman clarifies club's stance on Mesut Ozil

Mesut Özil is very unlikely to move to Inter Milan in January, despite some reports to the contrary in the last week.

Injury blow for Arsenal against Brighton as Ozil is ruled out...

Arsenal could be without Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil for Sunday's game against Brighton.

Arsenal legend believes Arsene Wenger no longer trusts his star man

Martin Keown has claimed that Mesut Ozil can't be trusted by Arsene Wenger anymore. 

Chairman says Inter Milan are "definitely" interested in signing Arsenal 28-year-old

Inter Milan chairman Erick Thohir has confirmed that the Serie A club are interested in signing Mesut Ozil.

Inter Milan won't agree swap deal with Arsenal for 28-year-old

Inter Milan aren't interested in parting with Joao Mario, after Arsenal suggested making him part of their deal to sign Mesut Özil, according to latest reports.

Inter Milan turn down chance to sign Arsenal 28-year-old

Inter Milan have reportedly turned down the chance to sign Mesut Ozil.

Episode 114: When is a streak, a streak?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by Sylvain to discuss the win over West Brom, and ponder if Lacazette, Özil and Alexis being in the same team will actually work.

Martin Keown believes Arsene Wenger can't trust this Arsenal player anymore

Arsenal legend Martin Keown thinks that Arsène Wenger can no longer trust playmaker Mesut Özil, and claims that's why he was left out of Monday's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion.

Thierry Henry explains what Arsene Wenger did to surprise him

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Thierry Henry admits he's surprised by Arsene Wenger's tactic to make Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez work for their places in Arsenal's first team.

Video: Mesut Ozil gives tour of luxurious home, complete with cinema...

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Mesut Ozil has given us a sneak peak inside his luxurious home for a new video.

Arsene Wenger explains why Mesut Ozil was left out against West...

Arsene Wenger has explained midfielder Mesut Ozil was on the bench against West Brom due to a lack of fitness, having only recently recovered from a knee injury.

Martin Allen thinks Arsenal need to sell these two players in...

Former Barnet manager Martin Allen believes Arsenal should sell Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez in January to bring back the Gunners' glory days.

Fenerbahce launching ambitious move for Arsenal 28-year-old

Fenerbahce could reportedly attempt to sign Mesut Ozil if Ali Koc becomes the Turkish club's president.

Catalan giants targeting Arsenal midfielder and Manchester United all-rounder

Barcelona are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal's Mesut Özil, as well as Manchester United's Ander Herrera, on free transfers at the end of the season.

Arsenal receive injury boost ahead of tonight’s clash with West Bromwich...

Arsenal have been boosted by Mesut Ozil’s return to training ahead of this evening’s clash with West Bromwich Albion.

Arsenal fans react to rumour Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester...

Arsenal fans actually appear pretty pleased to see Mesut Ozil linked with Manchester United.

Mesut Ozil’s camp get ‘encouraging’ feedback from Manchester United ahead of...

Mesut Ozil's camp have reportedly been given 'encouraging' feedback from Manchester United after putting out their 'feelers'.

Long read: Are Arsenal better off without Mesut Ozil?

Are Arsene Wenger's side more productive without Mesut Ozil in their side?

Arsenal set for 2nd January hammer-blow as Mesut Ozil departure to...

Arsenal could be dealt a second hammer-blow in January with Inter Milan reportedly eyeing Mesut Ozil.

Pundit makes daft Mesut Ozil claim

Ray Wilkins believes that Mesut Ozil should only play home games for Arsenal.

Controversial Arsenal star clarifies knee problem and expected return

Mesut Ozil has given an update on his knee injury.

Ray Wilkins gives Arsenal ridiculous advice over Mesut Ozil

Former Chelsea assistant, Ray Wilkins, has some rather unusual advice for Arsene Wenger regarding Mesut Ozil.

Arsene Wenger reports when Arsenal 28-year-old will return to training

Arsene Wenger has given an update Mesut Ozil's fitness, saying the Arsenal player should return to training "today or tomorrow".

Two Arsenal players nominated for the 2016/17 FIFA World 11

Arsenal's attacking duo Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez have both been nominated for the 2016/17 FIFA World 11.

Ian Wright says Arsene Wenger should leave out this Arsenal duo...

Ian Wright thinks Arsène Wenger should avoid bringing Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez back into the Arsenal team, after the Gunners performed so well against Chelsea without the pair.

Arsenal 28-year-old provides fitness update

Mesut Ozil has provided a fitness update after missing out on Arsenal's clash against Chelsea on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger confirms these two Arsenal players will be involved against...

Arsène Wenger revealed defender Calum Chambers and Jack Wilshere will feature in Wednesday's Carabao Cup clash with Doncaster Rovers.

Journalist believes Arsenal players enjoyed not having these two on the...

New York Times journalist, Rory Smith, reckons that some Arsenal players actually enjoyed playing without Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez against Chelsea on Sunday.

Arsenal-linked 23-year-old admits admiration for Mesut Ozil

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Julian Draxler has spoken about how close he and Mesut Ozil are.

Deciding whether Arsenal should drop 28-year-old for these types of games

Now before anyone gets too angry about this, I feel it’s interesting to delve into what possibilities could happen as a result of this decision.

Craig Burley names the one player Arsenal need most

After Arsenal put in an organised and committed performance against Chelsea on Sunday without Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez, some pundits asked if the Gunners really need the pair.

Ian Wright names the two players who could "mess up the...

Ian Wright has claimed that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez would "mess up the team dynamic" when Arsenal play Tottenham.

Arsenal told they would be a mid-table side without these two...

Steve Nicol thinks that Arsenal would be a mid-table side without Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez, despite some recent claims to the contrary.

Episode 113: Bridge over troubled water?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Stephen and Ross to discuss the draw at Chelsea and ponder the long-term prospects if/when Alexis and Özil leave.

Jamie Carragher names the one area Arsenal impressed in without their...

Jamie Carragher believes that Arsenal defended better against Chelsea without Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the team. 

Martin Keown believes Arsenal "were much better" without star duo

Arsenal legend Martin Keown says the Gunners "were much better" without Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez against Chelsea on Sunday.

Gary Neville calls out these two Arsenal players after Sunday's draw...

Gary Neville believes Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil need to take a look at themselves after Arsenal drew against defending champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge without either player starting.

Defiant Arsenal captain had this to say about Mesut Ozil's critics...

Arsenal captain and former Germany international Per Mertesacker has backed teammate Mesut Ozil to defy his critics this season, and believes he's one of the most important players in the side.

Would Mesut Özil really want to join Mourinho at Manchester United...

Mesut Özil still hasn't signed a new contract and Arsène Wenger says that talks have slowed down, so naturally the rumours about where Mesut could end up next summer have started to grow.

Is Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil a liability or is his ‘laziness’ a...

Mesut Özil is often accused of not turning up for the big away games with Arsenal, even if many accept that at home and against the smaller teams he can take a team apart.

Wenger calls Welbeck’s groin injury ‘good’ but not in that way

Arsene Wenger has given an update on Danny Welbeck's injury.

Arsenal reportedly suffer massive injury blow in run-up to Chelsea game

Mesut Özil is expected to miss Arsenal's clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, according to reports.

Report: Madrid to buy-back Ozil just so Barcelona can’t get him

Real Madrid could buy-back Mesut Ozil to prevent him from joining Barcelona, according to reports. 

Big injury boost as Wenger expects key pair to be fit...

Arsenal injury news
Arsene Wenger has delivered an update ahead of the game against Chelsea this weekend, stating that Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil ‘should be alright’ to feature’.

Danny Murphy says Arsenal 28-year-old would be better off at one...

Danny Murphy thinks Mesut Özil would be better off at one of Arsenal's title rivals, such as Manchester United, Chelsea or Tottenham Hotspur.

Arsene Wenger issues contract update on Arsenal 28-year-old

Arsène Wenger has revealed that contract talks with Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil have "slowed down", rather than having stopped entirely as reports previously alleged.

Arsenal considering January move for Juventus 29-year-old

Arsenal have been linked with Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado, potentially lining him up as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil who could leave at the end of their contracts next summer.

How these two Arsenal midfielders inspired victory over Bournemouth

Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil were instrumental as a sharper Arsenal side dispatched an abject Bournemouth 3-0 on Saturday at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger explains how long Francis Coquelin will be sidelined for

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin will be out of action for three weeks, having picked up a hamstring injury in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Bournemouth.

These seven Arsenal players didn’t train ahead of Thursday’s Europa League...

Arsene Wenger could leave out seven first-team players for Thursday’s Europa League clash, with Petr Cech, Laurent Koscielny, Alexandre Lacazette, Danny Welbeck, Mesut Ozil, Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey all missing training.

Arsenal 28-year-old tells the club he wants to leave

Mesut Özil will leave Arsenal for free at the end of the season, according to latest reports in Germany.

Fans predictably react after being asked opinion of Arsenal 28-year-old

Mesut Özil put in a much improved performance against Bournemouth along with the rest of the team, and Arsenal took to Twitter to ask fans what they thought of his performance.

Arsenal 28-year-old dedicates Saturday's victory over Bournemouth to fan with brain...

Mesut Özil has dedicated Arsenal's win against Bournemouth to a young fan suffering from a brain tumour.

6 things we learned from Arsenal’s confident win over Bournemouth

Arsenal have actually managed to register a comfortable win even if it was against struggling Bournemouth.

Fan furious as Arsenal 'flop' rates higher on Fifa 18 than...

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Mesut Ozil has been given a higher rating than several Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs stars, and the anger it's causing is pretty funny.

Arsenal 'incredibly confident' Mesut Ozil will sign new deal 'soon'

Arsenal are reportedly still confident that Mesut Ozil will sign a new deal with the club soon.

Mesut Ozil makes pundits look stupid against Bournemouth

There are few things I enjoy more than when Mesut Ozil makes pundits look stupid.

Not Alexis: Arsenal’s most influential player revealed as Ozil ranks 3rd

In a new model devised by data experts from the University of Liverpool,University of Salford, and University College London, we can see who Arsenal's most influential player was last season and, guess what? It's not actually Alexis Sanchez.

Arsene Wenger defends Arsenal 28-year-old and takes a shot at ex-players

Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after he received criticism from ex-Arsenal players, while issuing a parting shot to said legends in a recent press conference.

Former Bayen Munich midfielder the latest to criticise Arsenal 28-year-old

Former Bayern Munich and Germany midfielder Stefan Effenburg believes that Steven Gerrard's assessment of Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil was correct.

Arsenal holding talks with 28-year-old stars after £280k-per-week deals were turned...

Arsenal will hold further contract talks with Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez and German playmaker Mesut Ozil, but aren't holding out much hope of tying the pair down to new deals.

Arsenal name these 42 players in this season's squad for the...

Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.

Former Chelsea midfielder says under-fire Arsenal 28-year-old needs to do this...

Ex-Chelsea and Celtic midfielder Craig Burley thinks Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Özil needs to look at himself before criticising former players of the Gunners.

Former Arsenal striker slams "ridiculous" comments made from 28-year-old

Former Arsenal striker Paul Mariner has called Mesut Ozil's recent comments "ridiculous", after the German international fought back at criticism from ex-Gunners.

Fans ask the same question to Arsenal 28-year-old after last night's...

Arsenal fans were left asking the same question to Mesut Ozil after the 28-year-old stole the show for Germany in last night's World Cup qualifier.

Arsene Wenger told to sign Paris Saint-Germain 23-year-old with the help...

Julian Draxler
Arsenal fans have demanded that Mesut Özil help Arsene Wenger sign Julian Draxler from Paris Saint-Germain in January, after the pair impressed for Germany during the international break.

Gabriel Marcotti says Arsenal 28-year-old deserves more respect as "he's not...

Gabriele Marcotti believes Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil deserves more respect, after the endless criticism he's received in recent days.

Video: Arsenal’s international round-up: Özil scores and assists in Germany win

Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil impressed once again, scoring and assisting a goal as his side enjoyed a 6-0 win over Norway.

Arsenal 28-year-old told to sign a new contract

Arsenal fans have urged Mesut Ozil to sign a new contract with the club, after club legend Ian Wright challenged the playmaker to prove his commitment.

It's been six months since Arsenal 28-year-old held contract talks

Arsenal have reportedly not held contract talks with Mesut Ozil since March.

Arsenal planned to sell these eight players and more this summer

Arsenal wanted to sell more than eight players this summer to free up space on the wage bill, in addition to clearing their bloated first-team.

Lionel Messi reportedly blocked Arsenal 28-year-old from joining Barcelona

Barcelona were reportedly told not to sign Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil by long-serving forward Lionel Messi.

Arsenal legend hits back at "laughable" 28-year-old after criticism over media...

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has hit back at German playmaker Mesut Ozil after his criticism of former Gunners working in the media.

This is how Arsenal could sign £50m-rated 26-year-old

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is looking for a move to either Arsenal, Chelsea or Tottenham in January, but will only get it if he shows his 2015/16 form.

International round-up: Arsenal trio feature for France, Welbeck scores for England,...

Three Arsenal players featured for France in their stalemate with Luxembourg, while Danny Welbeck scored for England and Mesut Ozil impressed with Germany.

Arsenal fans back Mesut Ozil after star blasts critics

Arsenal fans have backed Mesut Ozil after his impassioned rant on social media on his fourth Gunner-versary.

Emotional Ozil hits out at former Arsenal players & speaks about...

2 September marked four years since Mesut Ozil signed for Arsenal from Real Madrid and the playmaker had a lot to say on social media.

Do Arsenal really not have any money for transfers?

The media has been reporting to fans that Arsenal didn't have any money for signings on deadline day, but is this true?

4 years on Arsenal’s comments after signing Mesut Ozil look awful

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Today marks four years to the day that Arsenal signed Mesut Ozil, and looking back at comments from the club at the time, you can’t help but think they were spinning a load of bulls**t (shocking, I know).

Arsenal international roundup: Young Gun bags hat-trick, Ozil assists and 26-year-old...

Several Arsenal players were in action for their respective countries on Friday 1 September; here's how they got on.

Patrick Vieira hits out at claims Arsenal have no leaders &...

Patrick Vieira claims that Arsenal still have plenty of leaders at the club, despite what many say in the media.

Barcelona offered Turan plus cash for Mesut Ozil

Barcelona offered Arda Turan plus cash for Mesut Ozil, according to reports.

Arsenal’s deadline day as told by David Ornstein

With the deadline now passed, we're going to bring you Arsenal's deadline day, as summed up by David Ornstein.

Barcelona make £55m bid for Arsenal star contract rebel: Spain window...

With the Spanish window still open, Barcelona have reportedly made a £55m offer for Mesut Ozil.

You won't believe what this Arsenal legend said about the Gunners'...

Emmanuel Petit
Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit has said he would sell Mesut Ozil this summer.

These four Arsenal players break silence on 24-year-old's £40m move to...

Arsenal players have given their tributes to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, after the midfielder's deadline day move to Liverpool.

Jamie Redknapp says Arsenal have been "amateurish" over their handling of...

Jamie Redknapp
The way that Arsenal have handled Alexis and Özil's contract situations has been "almost amateurish" according to Jamie Redknapp.

Arsenal reportedly in talks with Barcelona for 28-year-old

Arsenal are reportedly ready to offer Mesut Ozil to Barcelona in an Arda Turan-plus-cash deal.

Arsenal players reportedly becoming disillusioned at the club for this reason

Arsenal's senior players are reportedly feeling disillusioned with the club and are worried about the Gunners' lack of ambition.

Stuart Pearce belives this has caused Arsenal's problems in the last...

After Arsenal's embarrassing performance against Liverpool on Sunday, Stuart Pearce blamed the Gunners' problems on the players with contract issues.

Newcastle legend says this concerned him about Arsenal on Sunday

Newcastle legend, Alan Shearer, lays into Arsenal in his recent column, admitting that the Gunners' body language during their 4-0 loss at Liverpool was worrying.

Dortmund looking to spend portion of £97m on Arsenal 28-year-old

Borussia Dortmund are reportedly looking to spend a portion of the £97m they got from Barcelona for Ousmane Dembele on Mesut Ozil this summer.

Former Manchester United defender says these players want to leave Arsenal

Phil Neville has said that half of Arsenal's team against Liverpool no longer want to be at the club.

Arsenal 28-year-old says "blame us" after Sunday's debacle at Anfield

Mesut Ozil has issued an apology following our 4-0 thumping at Anfield yesterday.

Former player claims Arsenal must sell this player now

Oxlade-Chamberlain should be sold, according to former Arsenal forward Charlie Nicholas.

Wenger makes weird Lacazette claim as he hails striking duo

Arsene Wenger believes that Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette can form a good partnership.

Liverpool manager defends Mesut Ozil

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has defended Mesut Ozil after recent criticism.

Oxlade-Chamberlain talks Özil and Alexis

With all their futures in the balance we're looking back on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's thoughts on teammates Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil, which he gave earlier in the summer.

Mesut Ozil gets international call-up while 2 first team Arsenal players...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil has been called-up for Germany's upcoming international games but it was a different story for two other Arsenal players.

Arsenal hit back at criticism directed at 28-year-old with this Instagram...

Arsenal may have hit back at the Mesut Ozil criticism by sharing an impressive statistic on their Instagram account.

Arsenal legend admits treatment of 28-year-old "annoys me"

Ian Wright has spoken out against criticism over Mesut Ozil following his performance versus Stoke last Saturday.

Arsenal close to agreeing deal for 27-year-old

Kieran Gibbs
Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs is closing in on a move to Galatasaray, according to reports in Turkey.

Full list of the Arsenal players’ weekly wages: Alexis Sanchez and...

Arsenal's players have had their weekly wages revealed, with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil the top earners on £140k-per-week each.

Episode 109: Mordor, rings and sods

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matt and Stephen are joined by newbie Luke Ginnell (Hard G.) to pore over the defeat to Stoke City.

Joey Barton comes to the defence for Arsenal 28-year-old: "He's easy...

Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has defended Mesut Ozil's performance for Arsenal in Saturday evening's defeat to Stoke City.

Shock and hilarity as Stoke Police respond to 'robbery' tweet from...

Stoke Police engaged in some banter with an Arsenal fan on Twitter after Saturday's game.

Reaction from supporters and pundits after Arsenal 28-year-old is unfairly put...

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil came in for a lot of criticism for his performance against Stoke City in Saturday evening's defeat at the Britannia Stadium.

Arsenal legend continues verbal assault of 28-year-old

Martin Keown has continued to lay into Mesut Ozil and believes he doesn't want to be at Arsenal.

Proof Mesut Özil is being singled out unfairly for criticism

Mesut Özil has, once again, been picked out by pundits as the reason why Arsenal didn't win a match.

Pundit claims this is what Arsenal can expect from Alexis

Mark Schwarzer has claimed that Alexis Sanchez won't be at his best unless he signs a new deal with the Gunners.

Wenger defends Ozil from Gerrard and Keown criticism

Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after his performance against Stoke.

Martin Keown latest lazy pundit to slam Mesut Ozil after Arsenal...

Martin Keown has said that Arsenal cannot afford to carry Mesut Ozil following their defeat to Stoke.

Liverpool legend takes easy option and tears Arsenal star apart

Steven Gerrard has claimed that Mesut Özil is a liability away from home for the Gunners.

Arsenal duo could help Gunners seal £32m Paris Saint-Germain star

Julian Draxler
Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac have been marked as potential influencers in the future of Julian Draxler.

Arsenal 28-year-old clearly looking forward to North London derby after making...

Arsenal and Germany forward Mesut Ozil stirred up some excitement ahead of November's North London by playing Tottenham in a game of Pro Evolution Soccer 2017.

Arsenal risk losing £200m for this decision made by Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has said he’s willing to keep his contract rebels at the club and risk losing them for free in 12 months, even if it costs Arsenal £200m.

Video: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls Real Madrid star "one of the...

Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil says Cristiano Ronaldo is "one of the greatest in the world", and believes the Portuguese international is unlike any other player.

Yohan Cabaye says this Arsenal player is the best in the...

Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye believes Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Özil is the best player in the Premier League.

Arsene Wenger hopes to extend these three players’ contracts

Arsene Wenger revealed his hopes to extend the contracts of Alexis Sanchez, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil, with the trio in the last year of their respective deals at Arsenal.

Arsenal legend says Arsene Wenger needs to learn from Chelsea to...

Thierry Henry believes that Arsene Wenger needs to give Mesut Ozil a wake-up call if he's going to get the best out of him.

Ex-Arsenal man says this player will take centre stage for the...

Stewart Robson
Hold the press people, Stewart Robson has managed to say something vaguely complimentary about Arsenal.

Martin Keown says these two Arsenal players are heading for the...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes the Gunners won't be able to stop Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil leaving the club.

Reviewing referee Mike Dean’s performance in Arsenal’s win over Leicester on...

Mike Dean books Shkodran Mustafi
Referee Mike Dean had a mixed game on Friday night as Arsenal defeated Leicester 4-3.

Atletico Madrid could target Arsenal 28-year-old if they lose star striker

Atletico Madrid could target Arsenal's Mesut Özil if Antoine Griezmann exits the Vicente Calderon.

Former ref criticises Ozil decision as narrative builds

Former referee, Keith Hackett, believes that Leicester have the right to feel 'aggrieved' after Mesut Ozil got away with illegally handling the ball on Friday night.

Mesut Ozil offers himself to Barcelona – or does he? What’s...

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Mesut Ozil has reportedly asked his agent, Dr Erkut Sogut, to offer him to Barcelona.

Report: Arsenal ready to spend £525k-per-week to keep Ozil and Alexis

Arsenal are reportedly ready to offer Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez a combined £525k-per-week in order to convince them to stay.

Mesut Ozil hails 'experienced' former Gunner working with team

Mesut Ozil believes that Jens Lehmann's personality will be a big help on the training ground.

Arsenal squad injury update pre-Leicester City: Ozil in, Alexis out

Arsenal injury
It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of who’s fit and who isn’t ahead of Arsenal’s first 2017/18 clash against Leicester, so here's the latest.

Ozil passed fit to start against Leicester, Ramsey in contention

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has been passed fit to start against Leicester City in Friday evening’s Premier League opener, while box-to-box midfielder Aaron Ramsey is in contention.

Arsenal defender reveals what Per Mertesacker, Shkodran Mustafi and others did...

New-boy Sead Kolasinac has revealed that Arsenal's strong German influence in the squad helped him quickly settle in.

Arsene Wenger arrives early to press conference and makes bold claim...

Arsene Wenger was reportedly 13 minutes early to his pre-match press conference and wasted no time telling the media how prepared his side are for anything Leicester City throw at them.

Wenger reveals these three players could miss Friday’s Premier League opener

In his press conference previewing Friday’s Premier League opener with Leicester City, Arsene Wenger has revealed Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Per Mertesacker could miss out.

Arsenal could have seven players missing Friday’s Premier League opener with...

Arsenal could reportedly be missing up to seven players for their opening day Premier League fixture against Leicester City on Friday evening.

Welbeck wants a "healthy debate" with Wenger over playing time

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck says he is hoping to start alongside new signing Alexandre Lacazette this season.

Wenger admits duo could miss Friday's meeting with Leicester City

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey will probably 'be short' for Arsenal's Premier League match against Leicester on Friday.

What do Arsenal still need to do before the window closes?

The transfer window shuts on 31 August, which gives Arsenal about 25 days to wrap up a number of deals but what do they need to do?

What positions do Arsenal still need to strengthen?

There's just one month remaining in the transfer window, and Arsenal still have work to do.

Ozil, Ramsey and Koscielny’s Community Shield absence explained

Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny were all noticeably absent from Arsenal's squad to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.

How do Arsenal players’ salaries compare to Neymar’s?

After his move to PSG, we're looking at how Neymar's massive wages compare to Arsenal's top earners.

Mesut Ozil’s new boots: What are they, how much and where...

At the end of July, Mesut Ozil was the first player to wear the new ADIDAS Ace 17+ Purecontrol football boots from the Ocean Storm collection, but where can us normal humans get them?

Absent Ramsey ‘should be’ fit enough for Chelsea

Arsene Wenger insists that Aaron Ramsey should be fit enough to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.

5 things to look out for when Arsenal play Chelsea

Arsenal face Chelsea on Sunday in the traditional curtain raiser for the new season, the Community Shield.

Pictures: Behind the scenes at Arsenal’s photocall

On Wednesday, the Arsenal squad took part in their official photocall.

Arsenal’s open training session: Gabriel returns while Ramsey misses out

On Thursday, the Arsenal squad took part in an open training session at the Emirates so the fans could watch their favourite players up close and see what goes on behind the scenes.

Are Barcelona really targeting Ozil as Neymar’s replacement?

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has been rumoured to be a target for Barcelona as a potential replacement for Paris Saint-Germain-bound Neymar.

6 questions that Arsenal still need to answer before the season...

The 2017/18 season is less than a fortnight away but Arsenal still need to answer several key questions before it kicks off.

Monday recap: Barcelona’s pursuit of Ozil, Arsenal lining up fourth bid...

On Monday, Barcelona were linked with a £53m move for Ozil, Arsenal signed a talented young winger and there was fury over Stan Kroenke’s bloodsports channel.

Wenger: ‘Having players in final year of contract is ideal’

Arsene Wenger has claimed that having players in the final year of their contract is an "ideal situation."

Barcelona could turn to Ozil if they fail in Coutinho pursuit

Barcelona will try to sign Mesut Ozil for £53m if they can't sign Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho.

Every Arsenal story you might have missed this weekend

Arsenal’s pursuit for Thomas Lemar and Alexis’ sickness dominated news, coupled with a potential £126m loss for the Gunners. Arsenal also picked up a piece of silverware.

Mesut Ozil praises former Arsenal youngster Chris Willock

Mesut Ozil has praised former Arsenal winger Chris Willock ahead of tomorrow's friendly against Benfica.

Ozil lavishes praise on former Arsenal wonderkid Willock

Mesut Ozil recently lavished praised on former Arsenal wonderkid, Chris Willock.

Ozil close to signing new Arsenal contract worth £14.6m-a-year

Mesut Ozil is reportedly close to agreeing a new contract with Arsenal, that could see him earning an eyewatering £14.6m-a-year.

28-year-old Arsenal star close to agreeing £280k-per-week deal

Mesut Ozil is reportedly close to finally agreeing a £280k-per-week deal with Arsenal.

Arsenal fans hail “agent Ozil” on his “contract assist” for Alexis

Arsenal fans are currently hailing Mesut Ozil's apparent attempt to persuade Alexis Sanchez to sign a new deal with the Gunners.

Player ratings: Cech and Martinez solid between the sticks in shootout...

Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.

Video: More from Arsenal’s Shanghai fan party

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Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Emi Martinez, Francis Coquelin and Nacho Monreal all attended an Arsenal fan party in China.

Pictures: Martinez, Monreal, Coquelin, Ozil, the Ox and Lacazette at Arsenal’s...

Hundreds of Chinese fans attended one of the more unique Arsenal fan parties in recent times.

Pictures: Arsenal continue training ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Arsenal continued their pre-season training in China ahead of tomorrow's game against Bayern Munich.

Arsenal’s pre-season duties get weirder as squad lands in China

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Arsenal have landed in China and wasted no time getting stuck in to a bunch of weird pre-season duties.

Everybody’s making the same joke after Özil’s “focus” tweet

Arsenal fans have been reacting to Özil's latest post on Twitter in typical fashion.

Arsenal supporters may not agree with Stewart Robson's opinion on Ozil...

Stewart Robson thinks Arsenal should take Mesut Özil's contract offer off the table and sell Olivier Giroud.

Arsenal accidentally leak away kit during match coverage

Have Arsenal accidentally leaked their 2017/18 away kit?

Everybody is saying the same thing after Mesut Ozil’s recent revelation

Mesut Ozil recently confirmed his desire to remain at Arsenal, but fans believe he's only staying because no other club wants or can afford him.

Mesut Ozil makes surprise admission about his teammate on Sky Sports

Speaking to the media during Arsenal's pre-season tour in Australia, German playmaker Mesut Özil has said he hopes Alexis Sanchez will stay this summer.

Arsenal boost as marquee signing reveals desire to sign new contract

Mesut Ozil has given Arsenal fans the news they've all been waiting for since the end of last season: he wants to stay.

Ozil reveals squad number for 2017/18 season

Mesut Ozil has hinted that he may be changing his squad number this season.

Pictures: Arsenal unveil their new PUMA third kit

Arsenal unveiled their new black-and-pink third kit in Sydney this morning.

Was Lucas Perez given a fair chance at Arsenal?

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
It looks almost certain that Lucas Perez will be leaving the club this summer after a season of limited opportunities.

Özil: "What Draxler told me about our new signing"

Mesut Özil has been talking about Arsenal's first signing of the summer, Sead Kolašinac, in an interview on the Arsenal website.

Arsenal may have announced Ozil's new shirt number

Have Arsenal sneakily revealed Mesut Ozil's new shirt number?

Ozil lifts the lid on Arsenal's summer signing

Mesut Ozil has been getting all the gossip on Arsenal new boy, Sead Kolasinac, from Germany teammate Julian Draxler.

What does Arsenal’s 25-man pre-season squad tell us about incomings and...

Arsenal have announced their 25-man squad for the tours of Australia and China. What does it tell us about who could stay and who could leave the club this summer?

What does the lack of clubs linked with Mesut Ozil tell...

Mesut Ozil has a year left on his contract and has yet to reach an agreement with Arsenal, but a lack of interest could suggest he's staying.

Mesut Ozil’s latest comments heavily hint at Arsenal stay but will...

All the available evidence seems to be pointing to Mesut Ozil staying at Arsenal next season but will he sign a new deal?

Ozil: My friends told me I’ll have fun with Lacazette

Mesut Ozil has said he is looking forward to playing with "ice cold" Alexandre Lacazette.

Alexandre Lacazette wages: How do they compare to his new teammates?

How do Alexandre Lacazette's wages stack up against his new Arsenal teammates'?

7 players Wenger has used the personal touch to sign

With the news that Arsene Wenger personally called up Russian scout, Oleg Luzhny, to watch CSKA Moscow midfielder, Aleksandr Golovin, we look at other players that the Frenchman has used the personal touch to sign.

Arsenal’s incomings and Lyon’s outgoings: Where Lacazette ranks

The £52m transfer of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon to Arsenal is a record deal for both clubs.

Episode 102: Waiting with baited breath

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Sylvain to discuss staff additions, the Lacazette likelihood, whether Willock is just the start of home grown-departures and the impact of Mesut Ozil's love life.

Mesut Ozil’s Instagram account hacked as he gets new girlfriend

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Mesut Ozil's Instagram was hacked on Sunday evening by someone who either isn't happy about his choice of new girlfriend... or just wants to cause a little drama.

Pires; Arsenal must do these 2 things this summer

Alexis Sanchez, Robert Pires
Robert Pires has said that Arsenal must keep hold of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, and add two or three new players.

Mesut Ozil renews executive box at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil scores v Stoke
Has Mesut Ozil dropped another hint that he could be extending his Arsenal contract?

Which players do Bleacher Report believe will be the best for...

Bleacher Report explores the three worst and the three best moves Arsenal could make this summer.

Arsenal have one less club to worry about in their pursuit...

AC Milan have pulled out of the race to sign James Rodriguez, leaving the door open to Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Arsenal offer 20% bonus incentives to keep duo at the club

Arsenal are reportedly set to offer Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil 20% pay-rises if the Gunners can regain their place in the top four next season.

Former Real Madrid midfielder attracting the interest of Besiktas

Turkish champions Besiktas are interested in signing Mesut Ozil and are the only side linked with the German this summer despite his contract having less than a year to run.

Lacazette's Arsenal shirt number

With the news that Arsenal appear to be serious about signing Alexandre Lacazette and the move being seemingly up for discussion with Lyon, it's fair to say that there's at least a chance that we could see the striker in red and white next season.

Arsenal players on holiday

Mesut Ozil
The Arsenal players have been taking some much-needed down-time ahead of their pre-season Australian tour in July.

17 crazy Arsenal transfer rumours

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.

Do Arsenal really have to sell lots of players to keep...

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Arsenal will reportedly have to sell a load of first team players in order to afford Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil's new wages... or will they?

Mesut Ozil gives clear indication where his future lies

Mesut Ozil has potentially given a clear indication of where his future lies as he prepares for pre-season with Arsenal.

Robert Pires has his say on what Arsene Wenger should do...

Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires believes Arsenal should be ambitious enough to tie Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil down to new contracts while bringing in three more players to challenge for the title next season.

Julian Laurens believes these two players are halting Arsenal's activity in...

European football expert Julien Laurens believes the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil has to be resolved before Arsenal sign any more new players are let others leave.

Mustafi talks religion, his dream job, friendships in football and captaining...

Arsenal's Skhodran Mustafi spoke with FR about his religion, what he'd be if he wasn't a footballer, friendships in football and captaining the German national team.

Arsenal appoint Team Sky chief to work on contract negotiations

The restructuring of Arsenal’s backroom staff continues with the appointment of Team Sky chief Huss Fahmy to handle contract negotiations within the squad.

"I think Arsenal are probably a team he could go to."...

Granit Xhaka
Ross Barkley could end up joining Arsenal, according to former captain Alan Stubbs.

When is Arsenal’s official kit launch taking place?

Arsenal’s official kit launch for the 2017/18 is expected to be on Wednesday, and latest leaked pictures show Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the strip, suggesting the pair could be retained this summer.

What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

Arsene Wenger
After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?

Tottenham duo reign as Alexis valued higher than Mbappe but Ozil's...

Since 2012, the CIES Football Observatory has published a weekly post analysing the top five major leagues in Europe, and this week they've focused on transfer values.

Arsenal's 10 most expensive signings - Can you name them all?

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Arsenal have been heavily criticised in recent years for a lack of big moves in the transfer market. Perhaps it's not much of a surprise then, that eight of their top 10 all-time most expensive signings have been completed in the last five seasons.

Walcott making big plans to reclaim spot in the Arsenal first-team...

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott has returned to training earlier in an effort to relcaim his starting role for next season.

Has Wenger taken his eye off the ball when it comes...

Arsenal have 12 players out of contract next summer and therefore set to run into their final year very soon - does this suggest that Arsene Wenger has taken his eye off the ball?

Granit Xhaka discusses Alexis exit talk and Ozil staying at Arsenal

Granit Xhaka has spoken to German press about his time at Arsenal and the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

What’s the deal with Aaron Ramsey’s contract situation at Arsenal?

Aaron Ramsey's contract expires in 2018, but there's been little talk of a renewal.

6 greatest things Mesut Ozil has done in an Arsenal shirt

Since signing for Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2013, what are some of the greatest things that Mesut Ozil has done?

How Chelsea’s defensive revolution helped Arsenal find their way

This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.

Mesut Ozil wants it, Arsenal should give it to him

Back in January, Mesut Ozil apparently made it clear that he wanted Jack Wilshere's coveted number 10 shirt: should Arsene Wenger give it to him?

Where did Arsenal rank in the list of the most decorated...

A Reddit user named Harefield has researched which football club has the most decorated players in Europe in the squad.

Mustafi: It gives us a chance to try new things

Shkodran Mustafi has looked ahead to the Confederations Cup in Russia starting next week.

Arsenal new boy 'excited' to get started

Sead Kolasinac has said he followed the career of Mesut Ozil closely.

Olivier Giroud admits jealousy over these 2 Arsenal players

Olivier Giroud has said he is jealous of team-mates Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal will only sign Leicester's Riyad Mahrez if this happens

While Arsene Wenger has been playing coy over Arsenal's potential move for Leicester's Riyad Mahrez this summer, it's being reported that the Gunners will only attempt to sign the winger if Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez reject new deals.

Where would Riyad Mahrez fit in at Arsenal?

Riyad Mahrez has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal for the last two summers, but where would he fit in?

Mesut Ozil: I can't rule out return to Schalke

Mesut Ozil has revealed that he'd be open to a return to Schalke one day.

Was buying Mesut Ozil really an insult to Jack Wilshere? The...

Tony Adams
Tony Adams has claimed that the signing of Mesut Ozil was an insult to Jack Wilshere.

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.

17 of the craziest Arsenal transfer rumours so far

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal will not sell Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez...

Arsene Wenger has reiterated that neither Mesut Ozil nor Alexis Sanchez will be going anywhere this summer.