Irobiko Chimezie

Why Arsenal distanced themselves from Mesut Ozil’s ‘biased’ comments

The Muslim Council of Britain criticized the Gunners for distancing themselves from Mesut Ozil's comments amid fears over the impact their lack of support would have on other Muslim Premier League stars, including Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Ozil’s team-mate, Granit Xhaka. Harun Khan, secretary general of the MCB, … Continue reading Why Arsenal distanced themselves from Mesut Ozil’s ‘biased’ comments

Irobiko Chimezie

Yaya Toure slams Ozil for comments on China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mesut Ozil has been backed by Donald Trump’s right-hand man in his denouncement of China’s persecution of Muslims but has been told to stick to football by Yaya Toure. Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, made a surprise intervention in the diplomatic storm that led to Arsenal’s match against Manchester City on Sunday being … Continue reading Yaya Toure slams Ozil for comments on China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery: Which way forward?

As Mesut Özil trudged, head bowed, around the pitch at the end of it all in Baku, it was pertinent to wonder what has become of him and where it all goes from here. He is the lost playmaker. His once proud joy in the assist, his once delicate ability to be the subtle architect of a … Continue reading Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery: Which way forward?

Mesut Ozil’s commitment means a lot to Arsenal – Unai Emery

  Unai Emery has said his star player, Mesut Ozil, will not get preferential treatment at Arsenal just because he’s the highest-earner. Image: Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery Emery insists that Ozil has a bright future at the Emirates although the Germany international was an unused substitute during Arsenal’s quarter final defeat to Tottenham in … Continue reading Mesut Ozil’s commitment means a lot to Arsenal – Unai Emery

5 German footballers who will most likely leave on free transfer

Mesut Özil, Arsenal The future of the playmaker has been the subject of speculation for months. Özil joined Arsenal in 2013 and has racked up 27 goals and 50 assists in 134 Premier League games. Recent reports suggest he could still stay in London, though wage demands appear to be a stumbling block. Manchester United … Continue reading 5 German footballers who will most likely leave on free transfer

Steven Gerard blames Mesut Ozil for Arsenal Loss; calls Tte German Footballer a Liability

Steven Gerard has slammed Mesut Ozil in the wake of Arsenal's 1-0 loss to Stoke City. Gerard picked on the Germany international footballer for exhibiting uninspiring displays during the Premier League match. Jese Rodriguez's debut 47th minute goal was all that Stoke needed to hand Arsenal their first 2017-18 English Premier League defeat. Arsene Wenger's … Continue reading Steven Gerard blames Mesut Ozil for Arsenal Loss; calls Tte German Footballer a Liability

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are responsible for Arsenal’s ‘top 4’ disappointment

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are, without doubts, the reason Arsenal was able to finish fifth in the 2016-17 English Premier League season which just ended with Chelsea as winners. Image shows Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. The Gunners lost their fourth place to Liverpool with only a point, and the disappointment sparked controversies about … Continue reading Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are responsible for Arsenal’s ‘top 4’ disappointment

Ozil confirms he’s available for Real Madrid

Mesut Ozil has confirmed in a recent interview that he's open for a return to his former club Real Real Madrid. The German playmaker who currently plays for Arsenal, admits he still has "great memories" of his time at Los Blancos. In an interview with Marca, the 28-year-old who left Santiago Bernabeu for the north … Continue reading Ozil confirms he’s available for Real Madrid

Iwobi reminds me of his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha and Edgar Davids – Ozil

After Arsenal's 2-0 thrashing of Basel in their Champions League encounter at the Emirates, a first European victory for the Premier League club since the start of this 2016/17 season, Mesut Ozil has nothing but praise for Alex Iwobi. Image shows Alex Iwobi (R) and teammate Mesut Ozil celebrating a goal for Arsenal. The 20-year-old … Continue reading Iwobi reminds me of his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha and Edgar Davids – Ozil

Mesut Ozil: Arsenal On His Shoulders.

German World Cup winning midfielder Mesut Ozil has almost everything. There is that deadly first touch that can shield the ball away from defenders. His ability to read the game in attack means he can find a killer pass either with a ball in behind the defence or a chipped cross. Image: Mesut Ozil Last … Continue reading Mesut Ozil: Arsenal On His Shoulders.