Arsene Wenger has spoken about Arsenal’s decision to remove Mesut Oezil from the squad The Gunners. He suspected that there was a confrontation between the two parties.
Arsenal did not include Oezil’s name in the 25 players registered for the Premier League, Tuesday (20/10/2020). Previously, Oezil’s name was also dropped from the London Cannon squad list in the Europa League.
Oezil himself is no longer played by Mikel Arteta after the competition started again after last season’s lockdown. The last time the 32-year-old midfielder appeared was in March 2020, when Arsenal won 1-0 over West Ham United in the Premier League.
Mesut Oezil’s removal from Arsenal’s list of players in the Premier League and Europa League makes him believed to be no longer needed by the London club. In fact, the contract is still running until the summer of 2021.
The elimination of Oezil from the Arsenal squad did not escape Arsene Wenger’s attention. As is known, the French man was a figure who brought the former Real Madrid star to the Emirates Stadium in 2013.
In Wenger’s view, there was a confrontation between the club and Oezil. The Professor also believes there is another motive behind Arsenal’s decision to no longer want to play the Turkish star.
“Mesut Oezil is an extraordinary footballer. What is happening between him and the club seems more confrontational, I am sure it is not. [hanya] related to sports only, “said Wenger, quoted from The Sun.
“He has won many things, he is world champion and he is an extraordinary footballer. Why isn’t he playing at the moment? I don’t know,” said Arsene Wenger about the situation that Mesut Oezil is experiencing at Arsenal.
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