Unai Emery drops Mesut Ozil for Arsenal’s Europa League clash with Standard Liege

Mesut Ozil has missed Arsenal's Europa League clash with Standard Liege
has missed Arsenal’s clash with Standard Liege (AMA/Getty Images)

Unai Emery has dropped Mesut Ozil from his matchday squad for Arsenal’s Europa League clash in opposition to Standard Liege.

The 30-year-old was not even named instead for Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Monday.

And Ozil’s exile continued on Thursday night as he was not included in Arsenal’s squad for their match in opposition to the Belgian aspect on the Emirates Stadium.

Ozil skilled with his teammates as typical on Wednesday and it’s understood that the midfielder just isn’t affected by an damage and Emery’s choice is solely right down to his choice preferences.

The transfer may now gasoline hypothesis that Arsenal need to ship Ozil out on mortgage within the January switch window and are able to subsidise his £350,000-a-week wage.

Mesut Ozil trained with his Arsenal teammates on Wednesday before their Europa League clash against Standard Liege
Ozil skilled with his Arsenal teammates on Wednesday (PA Wire)

Following the 1-1 draw with United, Emery has made 10 modifications to his aspect as Lucas Torreira is the one participant to maintain his place.



Kieran Tierney begins his second recreation for Arsenal at left-back, whereas Hector Bellerin performs on the alternative flank.


ARSENAL XI: Martinez; Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Tierney; Torreira, Willock; Maitland-Niles, Ceballos, Nelson; Martinelli

SUBS: Leno, Chambers, Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Aubameyang, Pepe.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has performed at right-back this season however the 22-year-old has been given an opportunity to impress in his most well-liked midfield position.

Gabriel Martinelli is predicted to spearhead Arsenal’s assault with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named instead.



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