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Germany's Reinhard Grindel: 'I should been clear' racism is unacceptable in Mesut Ozil situation

Posted Friday, July 27, 2018 by ESPN162 hits

Germany football federation (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel admitted mistakes in the handling of Mesut Ozil's national team status but rejected the player's allegations of racism, saying he has been stung by the criticism following the midfielder's retirement from international competition. Ozil announced his withdrawal from the national team on Sunday, citing what he believed was racist tre...Full Story »

Hamann slams DFB for 'weak leadership' in Ozil saga

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com81 hits

Former Germany international Didi Hamann has criticised the DFB (German Football Association) for their handling of the political situation surrounding Mesut Ozil. The Arsenal star announced his retirement from international football yesterday, citing discrimination from the DFB as one of the main reasons for his decision. Ozil, who has Turkish ancestry, has been heavily criticised in German...Full Story »

Mesut Ozil retires from Germany citing racism after tensions over Turkish roots

Posted Monday, July 23, 2018 by ESPN122 hits

Germany's Mesut Ozil announced his retirement from international football Sunday at the age of 29, citing racism and lashing out at the president of the German football federation. The Arsenal midfielder will not add to his 92 caps, 23 goals and 40 assists for his country following political tensions regarding his Turkish roots and being dropped from the starting XI during this summer's World...Full Story »

Arsenal transfer news: Unai Emery urged to sign star to replace Mesut Ozil

Posted Friday, July 20, 2018 by Dailystar.co.uk285 hits

That’s according to Gunners legend Ray Parlour. Meyer is a free agent following the expiration of his Schalke contract at the end of last season. The German was once regarded as one of Europe’s most exciting prospects and has been linked with a move to the Emirates. New boss Unai Emery has recruited well as he looks to return Arsenal to among the Premier League’s elite follo...Full Story »

Arsenal boss Unai Emery to work with playmaker Mesut Ozil 'in a new way'

Posted Saturday, July 14, 2018 by ESPN72 hits

Arsenal boss Unai Emery says he will work with Mesut Ozil "in a new way" to get the best out of the playmaker, and urged him to come back from his holiday with "a good mentality" despite Germany's World Cup fiasco. Ozil has been criticised in Germany following the team's exit in the group stage in Russia, both for his performances on the pitch and for posing for a photo with Turkey president ...Full Story »

Picking Mesut Ozil in Germany's World Cup squad might have been a mistake - Bierhoff

Posted Saturday, July 07, 2018 by ESPN94 hits

German Football Association general manager Oliver Bierhoff has admitted it could have been a mistake to take Mesut Ozil to the World Cup amid the controversy involving Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The day before the announcement of Germany's preliminary squad, Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan had their picture taken with Erdogan during the president's visit to London, sparking a barrage of cr...Full Story »

Ozil will 'need some time' to get over Germany's early World Cup exit

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by Goal.com73 hits

Mesut Ozil says it "hurts so much" for Germany to fall at the World Cup's first hurdle, failing to qualify for the knockout round. Although Germany beat Sweden thanks to a late Toni Kroos free-kick, defeats either side to Mexico and South Korea saw the defending champions finish bottom of Group F. Germany were among the pre-tournament favourites, having triumphed at last year's Confederation...Full Story »

Germany(N) vs Mexico - Ozil and Manuel fit for Germany’s World Cup opener

Posted Sunday, June 17, 2018 by PA117 hits

Germany coach Joachim Low has no concerns over whether goalkeeper Manuel Neuer or midfielder Mesut Ozil will be ready for the champions’ World Cup opener.Despite missing most of Bayern Munich’s season with a foot injury, Neuer is in line to start against Mexico in Moscow on Sunday after playing in Die Mannschaft’s warm-up games against Austria and Saudi Arabia.Arsenal playmaker...Full Story »

Germany vs Saudi Arabia - Germany let bruised Mesut Ozil sit out Saudi Arabia friendly

Posted Thursday, June 07, 2018 by PA120 hits

Germany will not take “unnecessary risks” with Mesut Ozil as the Arsenal midfielder looks to shake off a knee problem and be fully fit for the World Cup.The German Football Association (DFB) said Ozil had only done running exercises during Thursday’s final training session ahead of the friendly against Saudi Arabia as he continued to recover from a “minor bruise to his le...Full Story »

Mesut Ozil facing Germany World Cup fitness battle

Posted Thursday, June 07, 2018 by Skysports.com89 hits

Mesut Ozil is struggling to be fit for Germany's World Cup opener against Mexico Mesut Ozil is struggling to be fit for the start of Germany's World Cup campaign. The German Football Federation has confirmed the Arsenal playmaker is suffering from a bruised knee sustained in the warm-up game against Austria last Saturday. Ozil opened the scoring in the 2-1 defeat before being taken off after ...Full Story »

Ozil calms fears over World Cup fitness

Posted Tuesday, May 08, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com65 hits

Mesut Ozil has moved to calm fears that he could miss the World Cup due to a back injury. The 29-year-old did not feature in Arsenal's 5-0 Premier League win over Burnley on Sunday, although he watched on from the stands as the Gunners paid tribute to departing manager Arsene Wenger. Ozil thinks he will likely sit out their last two league games of the season against Leicester City and Hudders...Full Story »

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil not 'fit to wear the shirt' in Europa League defeat - Martin Keown

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by ESPN108 hits

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown said Mesut Ozil "wasn't fit to wear the shirt" during their Europa League semifinal defeat to Atletico Madrid on Thursday, though the midfielder later received the backing of his manager Arsene Wenger. Arsenal's defeat means Wenger will leave at the end of the season without silverware and with the club likely to finish sixth -- the lowest position since h...Full Story »

Everybody wants to play under him – Ozil pays tribute to Wenger

Posted Saturday, April 21, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com103 hits

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil paid tribute to Arsene Wenger, saying he was proud to have played under the outgoing manager. Wenger announced Friday he would leave Arsenal at the end of the season after 22 years in charge of the Premier League giants. Ozil, who arrived at the club from Real Madrid in 2013, was full of praise for Wenger and the Frenchman's approach. "He's the main reason I came her...Full Story »

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil sends message to Indian couple who named son after him

Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS93 hits

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has this evening taken to social media to send a message to the Indian couple who recently named their son after him. Tribute A video doing the rounds online over the last 48 hours highlighted the story of die-hard Gunners' fan Inzamam Ul-Haq, and wife Fida Sanam. The couple, from Kerala (a state on India's Malibar coast), have been gaining widespread attention...Full Story »

Ozil hands Arsenal edge on Liverpool, Southampton in Havertz battle

Posted Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by tribalfootball.com144 hits

Arsenal have the inside running for Bayer Leverkusen teen Kai Havertz's signing - thanks to Mesut Ozil. Despite interest from Liverpool and Southampton, the Sun report that the Gunners lead the way for Havertz. Club scouts were deployed to watch the midfielder in action in Germany Under-19's 5-2 defeat to Norway recently. Arsenal's advantage is that Havertz is a big fan of fellow German Ozi...Full Story »

The moment Eddie Nketiah was caught staring at Mesut Ozil for an uncomfortably long time

Posted Monday, March 19, 2018 by thesportbible.com125 hits

At the peak of his powers Mesut Ozil is arguably one of the best playmakers in world football, so we can't blame the talented Eddie Nketiah for being slightly taken aback by his presence. In one of the funniest moments of Arsenal's Europa League tie against Milan on Thursday night, Nketiah was caught staring at Ozil when he was replaced by Sead Kolašinac in the 80th minute. The German m...Full Story »

Mesut Ozil: It was easy to say yes to new Arsenal deal

Posted Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by squawka.com104 hits

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil claims it was an easy decision to sign a contract extension at the club. The German international entered the current season with just a year left on his contract and there were fears Ozil would leave on a free transfer this summer. Arsenal had to let Alexis Sanchez go during the January transfer window in a swap deal with Manchester United for Henrikh Mkhitaria...Full Story »

Man Utd lead Barcelona in race to sign Arsenal star Mesut Ozil: Bookies slash odds

Posted Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by Dailystar.co.uk177 hits

Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil is wanted by Man Utd this summer The Germany international was pictured throwing his gloves to the ground yesterday as the Gunners slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Brighton. And that has seen odds slashed on Ozil making a switch to Old Trafford and reuniting with Jose Mourinho. BetStars Director of Trading Ian Marmion explained: "Mesut Ozil let his frustration slip during Ars...Full Story »

Arsenal news: Mesut Ozil ordered to lead Gunners back to Champions League after new deal

Posted Saturday, February 03, 2018 by Express.co.uk118 hits

Tying up the Germany international was like making an extra signing for Arsene Wenger last month when Ozil finally agreed to extend his contract in return for a pay hike up to £350,000-a-week. But Wenger has warned the star that it comes with a far greater responsibility to drive the team forwards on a more consistent basis than the occasional – and therefore frustrating – mast...Full Story »

Elneny confirms Ozil's new Arsenal deal: He told me

Posted Friday, February 02, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com168 hits

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has confirmed Mesut Ozil has penned a new contract. Though the Gunners are yet to formally confirm Ozil's extension an announcement is expected shortly, with Arsene Wenger due to address the issue in his press conference on Friday morning. Elneny appears to have pre-empted that announcement, telling BeIN Sports that Ozil had put pen to paper on an extension....Full Story »

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