Mesut Ozil

Born: October 15, 1988 (age 29)

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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Nikola Vlasic and Idrissa Gueye take on Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Arsene Wenger downplays Mesut Ozil to Manchester United links
Arsene Wenger claims that Mesut Ozil's "superb" display in the 5-2 win against Everton offers proof that he is not desperate to leave Arsenal, contrary to recent reports.
17:42
Nikola Vlasic and Idrissa Gueye take on Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Per Mertesacker: 'Crucial that Arsenal hit back against Everton'
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker hails his side's "magnificent" game management skills after taking advantage of Idrissa Gueye's red card to thump Everton 5-2.
17:31
Nikola Vlasic and Idrissa Gueye take on Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Result: Mesut Ozil stars as Arsenal thrash Everton
Mesut Ozil marks his recall to Arsenal's starting lineup with a goal and a assist in a 5-2 win over struggling Everton at Goodison Park.
15:31
Nikola Vlasic and Idrissa Gueye take on Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Live Commentary: Everton 2-5 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 5-2 victory over Everton in the Premier League.
13:00
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) vies with Everton's English midfielder Ross Barkley during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 24, 2015.
Team News: Everton, Arsenal make widescale changes ahead of Premier League meeting
Everton and Arsenal make six and ten changes respectively ahead of their Premier League meeting at Goodison Park on Sunday.
12:36
Mesut Ozil looks forlorn during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Mesut Ozil tells Arsenal fans to "ignore the noise"
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil tells fans to "ignore the noise" amid speculation linking him with a January move to Premier League rivals Manchester United.
22:36
Ronald Koeman during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Southampton on April 23, 2016
Preview: Everton vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to a must-win Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park.
Oct 21, 15:09
Mesut Ozil looks forlorn during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Mesut Ozil will remain professional'
Arsene Wenger insists that Mesut Ozil will be "100%" professional despite speculation linking the midfielder with a January move to Manchester United.
Oct 20, 20:59
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil confident of Manchester United move?
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil reportedly tells teammates that he expects to complete a future move to Manchester United.
Oct 20, 12:41
Mesut Ozil looks forlorn during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Robert Pires: 'Mesut Ozil frustrated over lack of Arsenal summer signings'
Robert Pires describes Mesut Ozil as "a warrior who wants to win something" but believes that the midfielder is frustrated by Arsenal's lack of summer signings.
Oct 18, 20:36
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Per Mertesacker: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez committed to Arsenal cause'
Per Mertesacker insists that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are committed to Arsenal despite uncertainty over their futures.
Oct 18, 09:43
Mesut Ozil sits dejected during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Arsenal 'ready to sell Mesut Ozil after giving up on new deal'
Arsenal are reportedly looking for a buyer for Mesut Ozil ahead of the January transfer window.
Oct 17, 10:07
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown expects Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal in January
Martin Keown slams Mesut Ozil for costing Arsenal all three points in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Watford and expects the Germany star to depart the club in January.
Oct 15, 16:46
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Result: Late Tom Cleverley goal earns Watford victory over Arsenal
Second-half goals from Troy Deeney and Tom Cleverley earn Watford a 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.
Oct 14, 19:27
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Live Commentary: Watford 2-1 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Watford's dramatic 2-1 win over Arsenal in their Premier League fixture at Vicarage Road.
Oct 14, 16:30
Alexis Sanchez celebrates his opener with Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Sead Kolasinac: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez contracts not an issue'
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac insists that the uncertain futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil do not present a problem for the team.
Oct 13, 12:41
Danny Welbeck in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Arsenal receive injury boost ahead of Watford trip
Arsenal are handed an injury boost concerning several players ahead of their trip to Watford.
Oct 12, 21:57
Marco Silva gives orders during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Preview: Watford vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road.
Oct 12, 17:40
Mesut Ozil sits dejected during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Paul Merson: 'Mesut Ozil does not deserve to be recalled to starting lineup'
Mesut Ozil "does not work hard enough" for Arsenal and does not deserve to be recalled to the starting lineup, according to the club's former player Paul Merson.
Oct 12, 17:26
Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez could leave in January'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could potentially leave the Emirates Stadium during the January transfer window.
Oct 12, 10:20
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hopeful over Mesut Ozil deal
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that 'it is his understanding' that midfielder Mesut Ozil wants to remain at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 12, 09:56
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Negotiations between Mesut Ozil, Arsenal over new deal "going well"
Mesut Ozil's talks with Arsenal regarding a new contract are "going well", according to the player's agent Dr Erkut Sogut.
Oct 11, 16:24
Mesut Ozil looks forlorn during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsenal given boost in Mesut Ozil contract stalemate?
A report claims that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil may put pen to paper on a new deal in North London as no other sides are willing to match his wage demands.
Oct 11, 12:53
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil advised to turn down Manchester United
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil is advised by former Germany striker Karl-Heinz Riedel to turn down Manchester United.
Oct 11, 09:39
Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Alex Iwobi: 'Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil exits would be huge setback'
Alex Iwobi admits that he is desperate to see Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil commit to Arsenal beyond the end of the campaign, when their current deals are due to expire.
Oct 8, 14:29
Mesut Ozil sits dejected during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Injured Arsenal trio to return for Watford clash?
Arsenal will reportedly be able to call upon Francois Coquelin, Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck for the trip to Watford on October 14.
Oct 6, 16:56
Mesut Ozil sits dejected during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil only willing to join Premier League, La Liga giants?
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is reportedly only willing to leave the Gunners for either Manchester United, Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Oct 6, 10:06
Theo Walcott celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Inter Milan enter race to sign Arsenal winger Theo Walcott?
Inter Milan are reportedly ready to enter the race to sign Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, who could be allowed to leave the Emirates Stadium in January.
Oct 5, 10:10
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Inter Milan lead Manchester United in race to sign Arsenal's Mesut Ozil?
Inter Milan are reportedly ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, who has less than a year remaining on his contract.
Oct 4, 12:27
Theo Walcott celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger willing to sell winger Theo Walcott?
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly willing to part ways with long-serving winger Theo Walcott during the January transfer window.
Oct 4, 09:30
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Arsenal players 'unhappy with Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez'
Members of Arsenal's squad are reportedly unhappy with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez over their reluctance to take part in media duties and club events.
Oct 3, 17:40
Mesut Ozil sits dejected during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Arsenal 'ready to cash in on Mesut Ozil'
Arsenal are reportedly considering selling Mesut Ozil during the January transfer window rather than losing him on a free next summer.
Oct 3, 16:32
Mesut Ozil looks forlorn during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Manchester United to move for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil?
Manchester United are reportedly keen to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Oct 3, 09:10
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Team News: Arsenal restore big guns to starting XI ahead of Brighton & Hove Albion clash
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger makes nine changes from their Europa League win over BATE Borisov for Sunday's Premier League meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Oct 1, 11:09
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion in this afternoon's Premier League game in North London.
Oct 1, 11:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 30, 12:29
Steven Davis and Mesut Ozil in action during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Northern Ireland and Germany on June 21, 2016
Mesut Ozil omitted from Germany squad for qualifying fixtures
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is left out of Germany's squad for next week's World Cup qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan due to a lack of fitness.
Sep 29, 12:39
Mesut Ozil sits dejected during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Inter Milan president Erick Thohir reveals interest in Arsenal's Mesut Ozil
Inter Milan president Erick Thohir reveals that the club are considering a January move for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil.
Sep 29, 10:52
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Fenerbahce to launch move for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil?
Fenerbahce will reportedly launch a move for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil should businessman Ali Koc win his bid to become club president.
Sep 26, 14:28
Alexandre Lacazette in action for Arsenal on July 30, 2017
Result: Alexandre Lacazette nets brace in Arsenal win
Alexandre Lacazette scores twice as Arsenal record a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in Monday night's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 25, 21:52



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