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Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Arsenal as an attacking midfielder, but can also be deployed as a winger. He is renowned for his technical skills and creativity; due to his agility, finesse and versatility as an attacking midfielder.
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Olympiakos v Arsenal: Mesut Ozil left out of squad due to personal reasonsMesut Ozil has not been included in Arsenal's squad to face Olympiakos in the Europa League round of 32 first leg on Thursday.
Four-some Gunners rout NewcastleArsenal continued to show improvement under Mikel Arteta as a second-half blitzing of Newcastle gave them a 4-0 win at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners overcame a lifeless first half to turn it into a..
Sonny Bill Williams follows Mesut Ozil in issuing support of UighursFormer All Black Sonny Bill Williams has followed Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil and issued a message of support for China's ethnic minority Uighur Muslim community. The 34-year-old, who retired from..
Why China could be football's biggest headacheHow one post from Arsenal's Mesut Ozil led to Chinese TV pulling the club's Manchester City match.
Turkish protesters march in support of Uighurs after Ozil commentsThousands of protesters marched in support of China's Uighurs in Istanbul on Friday and voiced solidarity with Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil after the furore caused by his criticism of China's policies..
Ozil removed from computer game in China over Uighur commentsArsenal's Mesut Ozil has been removed from Konami's eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2020 computer game in China over his comments about the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslims. ......
Also reported by •Reuters
Footballer Ozil axed from video game in ChinaArsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is removed from China's version of the Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 video game following his criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims.
Wenger defends Ozil’s right to make Uighur commentsDoha — Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after comments made by the Gunners midfielder condemning treatment of Uighur Muslims led to a stinging backlash in China. “Mesut..
Ozil speaks for himself and not Arsenal - WengerMesut Ozil has "a right to express his opinion" but does not speak for Arsenal in his criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims, says ex-Gunners boss Arsene Wenger.
Wenger says Ozil must 'accept consequences' of China criticismFormer Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday Mesut Ozil must "accept the consequences" of criticizing China's treatment of its Uighur Muslims, but he defended the star midfielder's right to..
Pompeo expresses support for Arsenal player in criticism of China's treatment of UighursU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday came out in support of Arsenal player Mesut Ozil for his criticism of China's treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims, saying Beijing can censor the team's..
China says Mesut Ozil ‘misled’ on Xinjiang, welcome to visitChina’s government said Monday Arsenal forward Mesut Ozil was “blinded and misled” when he criticized Beijing’s crackdown on ethnic Muslims in Xinjiang. The government said Ozil was welcome to..
China accuses Arsenal's Ozil of falling for 'fake news' about UighursChina accused Mesut Ozil Monday of being “deceived by fake news” and said he should visit Xinjiang to see for himself after the Arsenal footballer decried the treatment of the region’s Uighur..
Arsenal kit still on sale in China despite Ozil Uighur backlashStores in China said on Monday they were still selling Arsenal kit even after Mesut Ozil's Uighur comments, in a sign the soccer club may not be as heavily punished commercially as the National..
China says Ozil 'deceived by fake news'China invites Arsenal's Mesut Ozil to visit the country, saying his criticism of the treatment of Uighur Muslims there was "influenced by untruthful remarks".
Also reported by •Reuters
Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder 'deceived by fake news', says ChinaChina invites Arsenal's Mesut Ozil to visit the country, saying his criticism of the treatment of Uighur Muslims there was "influenced by untruthful remarks".
Chinese TV pulls Arsenal game coverage after Ozil criticismChinese television pulled coverage of Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City on Sunday after Mesut Ozil, a forward for the London club, criticized Beijing's brutal mass crackdown on..
Also reported by •BBC News
Arsenal-Man City game removed from broadcast schedule by China state TV: reportChina's state broadcaster CCTV on Sunday removed Arsenal's Premier League game against Manchester City from its broadcast schedule following Mesut Ozil's messages that criticized the country's policy..
Ozil's social media post on Uighurs 'entirely personal opinion', say ArsenalEnglish soccer club Arsenal tried on Saturday to distance itself from the comments of its star midfielder Mesut Ozil after he posted messages on Twitter and Instagram critical of China's policies..
Arsenal distance club from Ozil's Uighur postArsenal distance the club from comments made by midfielder Mesut Ozil on social media about the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China.
Arsenal distances itself from midfielder Ozil's comments on China, UighursEnglish soccer club Arsenal tried on Saturday to distance itself from the comments of its star midfielder Mesut Ozil after he posted messages on Twitter and Instagram critical of China's policies..
Karen Carney column: Why Mesut Ozil will stay at Arsenal longer than Unai EmeryIn Karen Carney's latest column she discusses Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, his relationship with manager Unai Emery and why he should be playing more.
Man jailed for trying to rob Arsenal stars Mesut Özil and Sead KolasinacAshley Smith admitted targeting footballers Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac in north-west London.
Arsenal star confronts carjackers in LondonMesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were targeted, the club confirmed, but both escaped uninjured.
Second man pleads guilty to attempted robbery of Mesut Ozil and Sead KolasinacFootage showed Bosnian defender Kolasinac chasing off the two moped attackers who were wearing helmets and dark clothing
101 missed games and counting - what's happening with Ozil at Arsenal?Mesut Ozil was absent from the matchday squad again as Arsenal lost to Sheffield United, so why is the midfielder being overlooked?
Emery says the door is still open to Ozil at ArsenalLONDON – Arsenal manager Unai Emery said he had not closed the door on Mesut Ozil and looked forward on Thursday to the playmaker returning to full fitness. The German has featured only twice for the..
'I'm ready to play!' - Ozil feeling helpless at Arsenal but is sure Emery will ...The German playmaker still believes he has a future at the Emirates Stadium despite his lack of game time under the current manager ......
Mesut Ozil: Arsenal boss Unai Emery says youngsters deserved to start ahead of midfielderArsenal boss Unai Emery left Mesut Ozil out of his squad for the Europa League win over Standard Liege because other players "deserved their places more".
Two charged over Kolašinac and Ozil attempted robbery in LondonSead Kolašinac and Mesut Ozil were targeted by a gang in a north London street in July.
Emery rests Ozil for Eintracht Frankfurt despite lack of Premier League actionArsenal head coach Unai Emery has not taken Mesut Ozil to Germany for a Europa League clash with Eintracht Frankfurt. Mesut Ozil has been rested for Arsenal's Europa League trip to Eintracht Frankfurt..
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil & Sead Kolasinac '100%' ready to playArsenal manager Unai Emery is "100%" confident Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are mentally ready to play against Burnley on Saturday.
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil & Sead Kolasinac return to squad after car-jacking incidentMesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac return to Arsenal's squad for their side's Premier League match against Burnley on Saturday.
Mesut Ozil: Two men charged over incident at Arsenal midfielder's home as he misses Newcastle gameOzil and Kolasinac not in squad for season opener after new 'security incident'
Mezut Ozil: Two charged after incident at Arsenal star's homeTwo men were arrested outside the house of Gunners midfielder Mesut Ozil on Thursday, police say.
Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac out of Arsenal's Newcastle trip over security fearsMesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will not be part of Arsenal's squad for the game at Newcastle because of "further security incidents".
Ozil and Kolasinac miss Arsenal's opener because of 'further security incidents'Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will not be part of Arsenal's squad for the game Newcastle because of "further security incidents".
Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac left out of Arsenal v Lyon game after attempted carjackingMesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac sit out Arsenal's defeat by Lyon on Sunday because they are "not ready" to play, says manager Unai Emery.
Arsenal's Sead Kolašinac and Mesut Ozil 'fine' after carjacking attemptBoth Sead Kolašinac and Mesut Ozil escaped uninjured in the attack in Platts Lane near Golders Green.
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac fights off knifemen trying to rob teammate Mesut Ozil's carCCTV shows masked attackers who pulled alongside vehicle on mopeds