People Aren’t Buying the ‘Mesut Ozil is Ill’ Excuse For Arsenal Omission

People Aren’t Buying the ‘Mesut Ozil is Ill’ Excuse For Arsenal Omission

People aren’t buying the ‘Mesut Ozil is ill’ excuse for his Arsenal omission this afternoon.

The German playmaker has made a difficult start to life under Unai Emery in north London, disappointing in the Gunners’ two opening defeats of the season.

He was poor against Manchester City on opening weekend and then again in the 3-2 defeat to Chelsea last weekend – with Emery hooking the midfielder after 70 minutes in that game.

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There may have been doubts about Ozil starting against West Ham at the Emirates today, but did anyone expect him to miss out on the squad completely?

Well, that’s exactly what’s happened – with the line coming from the club, via reports, that he’s ill.

But people aren’t buying that and have taken to Twitter to share their frustration at Ozil:

You get the picture.

Ozil has been unable to hit top form for Arsenal for much of the last year, but is still a quality player and it’ll be interesting to see how Emery deals with him moving forward.


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