Tag: Germany

Ivory Coast's forward Nicolas Pepe (L) kicks the ball during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Ivory Coast and Mali at the Suez Stadium in the north-eastern Egyptian city on July 8, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP / Getty Images)

Full chronological international fixture schedule for Arsenal players over the break

A number of the Arsenal squad have headed out on international duty over the current break, so let's have our usual look at when they'll all be in action.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Full fixture schedule for Arsenal's 9 senior international call-ups

The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: Leonie Maier of Arsenal in action during the pre season friendly match between Arsenal Women and Tottenham Hotspur Women at Meadow Park on August 25, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Knee problem forces Arsenal 27-year-old out of international squad

Leonie Maier has not been included in the German national squad as she is suffering with a knee problem.

Arsenal goalkeeper admits disappointment at not being first-choice internationally

Bernd Leno has admitted his disappointment at not being the first-choice option for Germany, though he concedes that has a lot to do with the strength of the alternatives.
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil celebrates on the open top bus at the German team victory ceremony on July 15, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Germany won the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match against Argentina in Rio de Janeiro on July 13. (Photo by Markus Gilliar - Pool/Getty Images)

Mathieu Flamini speaks out in support of Arsenal star

Mathieu Flamini has praised Mesut Özil's stand against the German FA, calling on other players to use their social influence for good in the same way.

German FA make moves to help transgender fans

The German FA recently took the step of introducing unisex toilets to help ease the struggles of transgender people at their games.
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Mesut Ozil names best young player in Arsenal squad & his pride at being...

Mesut Ozil was asked to name the player he thinks is the best young talent in the Arsenal squad. His answer was definitive

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.
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)

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

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.
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, )

Turkey hails Mesut Ozil’s statement attacking DFB

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...
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)

German officials urged to quit over Mesut Ozil

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.
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)

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

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.

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

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

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

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.
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 clashes with German fans as lazy journalists blame him again

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.
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 explains how Mesut Ozil reacted to being dropped

Joachim Low has revealed he received a ‘great reaction’ from Mesut Ozil after the German was dropped for their group game against Sweden.
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)

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

The out-of-proportion media criticism of Mesut Özil is continuing in Germany, ahead of the country's second World Cup match against Sweden.
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)

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

Lothar Matthaus has hit out at Mesut Ozil claiming that it looks like he doesn’t want to play for Germany.

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).
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)

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

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.
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)

Arsenal star back in training just in time for World Cup

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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal reacts after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Underfire Arsenal German admits World Cup selection unlikely

Shkodran Musatfi does not expect to be selected for the World Cup according to a report from Germany this morning.
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 08: German National Team Head Coach Joachim Loew speaks to the audience during the Extraordinary DFB Bundestag at Messe Frankfurt on December 8, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Manager on Arsenal's shortlist 'reluctant' to take the job this summer

Arsenal think Joachim Low is a 'suitable candidate' to replace Arsene Wenger, but the manager himself is reluctant to take the job as he's worried about burning out with Germany this summer.
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)

Arsenal star's World Cup dream is off if he doesn't improve

Shkodran Mustafi admitted last week he needs to make the most of the final matches of the season to get into the Germany World Cup squad, but unfortunately he's way off his best right now.
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)

Arsenal star dropped from Germany squad

Joachim Löw has left Shkodran Mustafi out of his Germany squad for the international break, replacing him with Matias Ginter and Marvin Plattenhardt.

Former Germany defender issues Arsenal with 3rd Aubameyang warning

Former Germany defender, Thomas Berthold, is the third person to warn Arsenal about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's behaviour.

Craig Bellamy names which Arsenal player "drives me up the wall" when he's watching...

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 their true colours

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.

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

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

Arsenal fans furious after 25-year-old picks up serious injury in meaningless international friendly

Shkodran Mustafi is a doubt for Arsenal's clash against Watford on Saturday and Gooners aren't happy.

Arsene Wenger delivers concerning injury update: Three Arsenal players won't go on international duty

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

Fans ask the same question to Arsenal 28-year-old after last night's performance

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.

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 international roundup: Young Gun bags hat-trick, Ozil assists and 26-year-old finds net

Several Arsenal players were in action for their respective countries on Friday 1 September; here's how they got on.
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Mesut Ozil gets international call-up while 2 first team Arsenal players get snubbed

Mesut Ozil has been called-up for Germany's upcoming international games but it was a different story for two other Arsenal players.

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.

£30m defender passes on chance to join "dream club" Arsenal to sign for rivals...

Roma centre back Antonio Rudiger is close to a move to Chelsea this summer, rejecting any chance of a "dream" move to Arsenal as he'd previously hoped for.