Mesut Ozil

Born: October 15, 1988 (age 28)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Arsenal (no. 11)
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Career History
Youth2005-2006Schalke 04
Senior2006-2008Schalke 04
2008-2010Werder Bremen
2010-2013Real Madrid
2013-Arsenal
International2009-Germany
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Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring against Southampton in the Premier League on May 10, 2017
Arsene Wenger hopes to have Alexis Sanchez back for Liverpool clash
Arsene Wenger says that Alexis Sanchez "should be available" for Arsenal's meeting with Liverpool next weekend following his recent injury layoff.
Aug 20, 10:57
Jese celebrates during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Arsenal on August 19, 2017
Result: Jese Rodriguez nets on debut as Stoke City beat Arsenal
A debut goal from Jese Rodriguez earns Stoke City an impressive 1-0 win over Arsenal in their Premier League fixture at the bet365 Stadium.
Aug 19, 19:25
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Stoke City's 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.
Aug 19, 16:30
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on August 11, 2017
Preview: Stoke City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Premier League meeting between Stoke City and Arsenal at the bet365 Stadium.
Aug 17, 15:47
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Arsene Wenger hopeful Arsenal trio will sign new contracts
Arsene Wenger remains hopeful of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - whose contracts run out at the end of the season - signing new deals at Arsenal.
Aug 15, 21:50
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Mesut Ozil pushing for Barcelona move?
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil reportedly refuses to sign a new contract with the Gunners, instead offering himself up to Barcelona.
Aug 13, 22:23
Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac handed Premier League debuts by Arsenal
Arsenal hand Premier League debuts to both Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette as the Gunners open their new domestic campaign at home to Leicester City.
Aug 11, 18:49
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Alexis Sanchez offered £300k a week to stay at Arsenal?
Arsenal reportedly offer Alexis Sanchez a new deal worth £300,000 a week.
Aug 11, 13:17
Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the King Power Stadium on October 22, 2016
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal "never close" to signing Riyad Mahrez
Arsene Wenger further distances himself from Riyad Mahrez, claiming that Arsenal have no reason to sign the Leicester City winger.
Aug 11, 10:30
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Mesut Ozil poised to sign new Arsenal deal?
Arsenal are reportedly confident that Mesut Ozil is on the verge of signing a new long-term deal with the club.
Aug 10, 23:15
Arsene Wenger subs off Alexis Sanchez during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez was short of preparation'
Arsene Wenger says a number of key Arsenal players, most notably Alexis Sanchez, missed the club's Community Shield win over Chelsea due to being "short of preparation".
Aug 7, 09:29
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Contract decision delay may have been a mistake'
Arsene Wenger concedes that he may have "made a mistake" by delaying a decision on his Arsenal future as it may have unsettled the Gunners dressing room.
Aug 7, 09:13
Antonio Conte and windswept Arsene Wenger during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Community Shield match between FA Cup holders Arsenal and Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley.
Aug 5, 00:11
Mesut Ozil is congratulated by teammates on his hat-trick during the Champions League match between Arsenal and Ludogorets on October 19, 2016
Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey fit for Community Shield
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey are fit to face Chelsea in the Community Shield, while he remains undecided on Alexis Sanchez's inclusion.
Aug 3, 17:36
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Barcelona consider move for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil?
Barcelona may reportedly move for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil if they are unsuccessful with an approach for Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
Jul 31, 10:12
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez situation is ideal'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims that having the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the final year of their contracts is an "ideal situation".
Jul 30, 21:26
Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
Result: Arsenal win Emirates Cup despite defeat to Sevilla
Arsenal win the Emirates Cup for a fifth time despite falling to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Sevilla.
Jul 30, 18:12
Michy Batshuayi in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2016
Result: Chelsea cruise past Arsenal in Beijing
Chelsea begin their pre-season campaign with a 3-0 win over Premier League rivals Arsenal as Michy Batshuayi scores a brace in Beijing.
Jul 22, 14:41
Alex Iwobi in action for Arsenal on October 25, 2016
Result: Arsenal beat Bayern Munich on penalties in Shanghai
Arsenal beat Bayern Munich 3-2 on penalties in Shanghai after the two teams played out a 1-1 draw in normal time.
Jul 19, 14:29
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger "open" to bringing in more signings
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is not ruling out bringing in some more new signings this summer.
Jul 18, 12:57
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'No agreement reached with Alexis Sanchez'
Arsene Wenger says that no agreement has been reached with Alexis Sanchez over extending his Arsenal stay, but he categorically rules out selling Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Jul 15, 18:42
Olivier Giroud celebrates during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Arsenal ease to victory over Western Sydney Wanderers
Three first-half goals help Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers in front of 83,000 spectators at the ANZ Stadium in Australia.
Jul 15, 12:53
Arsene Wenger subs off Alexis Sanchez during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsene Wenger reveals "very positive" text exchange with Alexis Sanchez
Arsene Wenger claims that "very positive" talks have been held through text message with Alexis Sanchez over the striker's future at Arsenal.
Jul 15, 09:29
Arsene Wenger strikes a pose on September 24, 2016
Result: Alexandre Lacazette nets as Arsenal see off Sydney FC
Arsenal beat Sydney FC 2-0 at the ANZ Stadium to get their pre-season campaign off to a winning start, courtesy of goals from Per Mertesacker and Alexandre Lacazette.
Jul 13, 12:56
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil in action during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Mesut Ozil: 'I want to stay at Arsenal'
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil admits that it is "definitely" his "preference" to sign a new contract with the club.
Jul 12, 11:47
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Mesut Ozil: 'I hope Alexis Sanchez stays'
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says that he "hopes" teammate and fellow contract rebel Alexis Sanchez pledges his future to the Gunners.
Jul 12, 11:08
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'No bids for Alexis Sanchez'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that his club have not received any offers for unsettled forward Alexis Sanchez this summer.
Jul 11, 09:26
Marcelo Brozovic celebrates scoring durante la Serie A partita tra Inter e Napoli il April 16, 2016
Report: Arsenal consider Marcelo Brozovic move
A report claims that Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic is a summer transfer target for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.
Jul 9, 10:08
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Mesut Ozil excited to link up with "ice-cold" Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is excited by the prospect of assisting Alexandre Lacazette next season, describing the new arrival as "ice-cold" in front of goal.
Jul 7, 13:21
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring a second goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Saint-Etienne at the Gerland stadium in Lyon, southeastern France, on November 8, 2015
Lyon president: Arsenal "one or two days" from Alexandre Lacazette transfer
Jean-Michel Aulas confirms that Arsenal are close to finalising a club-record deal for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, which could be worth up to £44m.
Jul 2, 22:10
Germany's defender and captain Philipp Lahm (front-R) holds up the World Cup trophy as he celebrates on with his teammates after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final on July 13, 2014
Stefan Kuntz: 'Germany Under-21s players' reputations enhanced'
Stefan Kuntz challenges Germany Under-21s' current crop to emulate the class of 2009 by following up Euro glory with success on the world stage.
Jul 1, 11:59
U21 Euro 2017 logo
Result: Germany beat Spain to win 2017 Under-21 European Championship
Germany win the 2017 Under-21 European Championships courtesy of a 1-0 win over favourites Spain in the final at the Jozef Pilsudski Stadium in Krakow.
Jun 30, 21:36
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Arsenal receive boost in Jean Michael Seri chase?
Arsenal reportedly receive a boost in the race to sign Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri after Roma allegedly withdraw their interest.
Jun 29, 11:14
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsenal 'face battle to keep Laurent Koscielny as AC Milan join race'
A report claims that Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has been made AC Milan's top target for the summer, having also recently been linked with a move to Marseille.
Jun 28, 15:39
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Arsenal offer Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil '20% pay rises'
Arsenal reportedly offer Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil 20% pay rises in a bid to keep them at the Emirates.
Jun 28, 09:31
England Under-21s defender Calum Chambers in action during his side's friendly against Italy Under-21s on November 10, 2016
Calum Chambers: England have "great future"
England Under-21s defender Calum Chambers believes that the home nation has a "great future" in terms of footballing talent.
Jun 25, 21:16
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park on August 29, 2015
Arsenal keen to offload Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain?
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to sell midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in an attempt to lower their wage bill.
Jun 24, 09:43
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Arsenal open talks with Aaron Ramsey over new contract?
Aaron Ramsey is to be offered a new long-term deal to keep him at Arsenal beyond 2019, according to a report.
Jun 21, 13:10
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil used in Arsenal kit promo despite transfer rumours
Arsenal quieten speculation surrounding Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil by using them in the club's promotional ad for their new kit.
Jun 21, 12:17



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