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  • Jurgen Klopp slams "faceless" social media trolls

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp suggests that the smartest decision of his life is to not use social media. He hit out after the social media treatment of Liverpool and Germany goalkeeper Loris Karius and his countryman Mesut Ozil.

  • Emery respects Ozil's Germany choice

    New Arsenal manager Unai Emery says, he respects Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football due to what the German midfielder says is "racism and disrespect" because of his Turkish roots.

  • Erdogan says treatment of Ozil racist and unacceptable

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says the treatment of Mesut Ozil is unacceptable after the soccer star quit Germany's national team.

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    Hoeness blasts Ozil

    Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness is happy Mesut Ozil has retired from international duty with Germany, claiming the Arsenal midfielder has been "s*** for years".

  • Mesut Ozil-Ilkay Gundogan

    Champions Germany land in Russia

    Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan behind them.

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    Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund comeback win

    Mesut Ozil scores as Arsenal ease to a 3-0 victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League, last-32 tie, while Michy Batshuayi snatches Borussia Dortmund a dramatic win over Atalanta.

  • Wenger rules out Sanchez and Ozil exits in January

    Arsene Wenger rules out January departures for Arsenal pair Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil unless "something unbelievable" happens even as the clock ticks down on their contracts.

  • Ozil, Sanchez could leave in January, says Wenger

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger concedes he may have no option but to sell star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the January transfer window.

  • Ozil soon to decide on his Arsenal future

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil insists he is comfortable at the North London club and will make a decision regarding his future soon with the German's contract due to expire at the end of next season.

  • Sanchez and Ozil contract talks are on hold

    Contract negotiations with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are on hold until the end of the season, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday.

  • Ozil to miss Bayern clash

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will miss Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second leg against Bayern Munich after illness.

  • Ozil prays in Turkish during anthem

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has revealed in his autobiography that he prays in Turkish on the pitch during the German national anthem before international matches.

  • Ozil agent launches defence of under-fire midfielder

    Mesut Ozil's agent has come out in defence of the Arsenal midfielder, saying the player's languid body language is often mistaken for a perceived lack of effort and disputing claims that the German does not perform in big games.

  • Ozil wants clarity on Wenger future

    Mesut Ozil is ready to sign a new contract with Arsenal but the attacking midfielder wants to know if manager Arsene Wenger is staying at the club beyond this season.

  • Arsenal earn comeback win to reach knockout round

    Mesut Ozil scored a superb late winner as Arsenal hit back from two goals down to beat Ludogorets 3-2 on Tuesday and secure their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare.

  • Ozil, Pogba fund surgeries of 22 needy children

    The Germany international has been involved in numerous philanthropic campaigns over the course of his career, the latest of which has included funding the surgery of 11 African children.

  • [WATCH] Ozil's kick-ups with chewing gum

    Mesut Ozil carries out yet another assist, this time assisting a cameraman in filling his lens with sugary gunk in an impressive demonstration of juggling skills.