Mesut Ozil

  • Arsenal's Mesut Ozil out for four weeks 14-03-2014 12:51 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will be forced out of competition for at least four weeks due to a hamstring strain, the club said. The Germany international sustained the injury in the second minute of Tuesday's Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich but played on until half-time, the club said...
  • EPL: No margin for error for Spurs, Arsenal, United and Liverpool 14-03-2014 08:38 AM

    London: Two fiercely intense, always passionate, local rivalries with even more spice than usual take centre stage in the Premier League this weekend when Manchester United face Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur play Arsenal. The teams occupy four of the top six positions in the table and none can afford to...
  • Ozil's vanishing act a real worry for Arsenal 13-03-2014 11:49 AM

    When Arsenal paid a club record 42 million pounds for Mesut Ozil last August it was with nights like Tuesday in Munich in mind. Trailing 2-0 from the first leg of the Champions League last 16 tie against holders Bayern, it was the perfect stage for Germany playmaker Ozil to...
  • Arsenal's Ozil out for few weeks due to injury: Wenger 12-03-2014 09:43 AM

    London: Mesut Ozil's unhappy spell continued on Tuesday when the Arsenal and Germany midfielder suffered an injury against Bayern Munich that manager Arsene Wenger said is likely to keep him out for several weeks. Ozil, the club's record signing, was substituted at halftime during the 1-1 draw in the last...
  • Mesut Ozil is ready to hurt Bayern Munich: Wenger 10-03-2014 09:37 AM

    London: Record signing Mesut Ozil is now over his key penalty miss against Bayern Munich having ended a three month goal drought with a dynamic display in the FA Cup win over Everton, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said. The German had looked jaded in recent weeks as Arsenal slipped from...
  • Ozil still affected by penalty miss, says Wenger 21-02-2014 05:55 PM

    London: Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil has not got over his penalty miss in the Champions League loss to Bayern Munich, manager Arsene Wenger said before backing his side to bounce back strongly against Sunderland on Saturday. The 42 million-pound signing from Real Madrid had the opportunity to give his...
  • Arsenal held to a goalless draw at home by Manchester United 13-02-2014 03:39 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger acknowledged the 5-1 thrashing by Liverpool at the weekend forced his Arsenal side to retreat into their shells to avoid defeat at all cost against Manchester United in the Premier League on Wednesday. The Londoners would have gone top with a win against the champions but few...
  • Ozil, Ramsey, Giroud and Gibbs out for Arsenal against Cardiff 31-12-2013 06:26 PM

    London: Premier League leaders Arsenal will be without midfielders Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey, defender Kieran Gibbs and striker Olivier Giroud for the home game with Cardiff City on Wednesday, manager Arsene Wenger said. Arsenal go into the match with a one-point lead over Manchester City and Wenger said he...
  • Mesut Ozil out for up to three games with shoulder injury: Wenger 29-12-2013 07:58 PM

    London: Arsenal's Germany international Mesut Ozil will be out for up to three matches with a shoulder injury, manager Arsene Wenger said on Sunday. Ozil, who joined Arsenal from Real Madrid for a club-record fee on the final day of the close-season transfer window, suffered the injury in their 3-1...
  • Yearender: Top football transfers in 2013 20-12-2013 12:36 PM

    The transfer of Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur grabbed the most prime-time space around the world, but there were big names like Mesut Ozil, Gonzalo Higuain, Neymar and Falcao that were the highlights of 2013 as well. Here are few names that grabbed the most headlines in 2013: Gareth Bale,...
  • Everton hold Arsenal to 1-1 draw in Premier League 08-12-2013 11:35 PM

    London: Everton substitute Gerard Deulofeu scored six minutes from time to salvage a deserved 1-1 draw at Arsenal on Sunday as the Gunners missed the chance to open a gap at the top of the Premier League standings. Deulofeu scored from a tight angle with a shot past Arsenal goalkeeper...
  • EPL leaders Arsenal beat Hull City 2-0 05-12-2013 08:57 AM

    London: Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal in almost three years as the Gunners defeated Hull 2-0 on Wednesday to retain a four-point lead atop the standings. After being handed a rare start by manager Arsene Wenger, Bendtner headed in Arsenal's first goal after...
  • Arsenal showing some ambition at last, says Usmanov 30-11-2013 11:47 AM

    Arsenal's decision to purchase Mesut Ozil and the form that has propelled them to the top of the English Premier League is proof the club is showing ambition and could be the catalyst for more trophies, part-owner Alisher Usmanov has said. Russian Usmanov, who owns just under 30 per cent...
  • Could this be Arsenal's season? 21-10-2013 11:56 AM

    "Mesut Ozil is an Arsene Wenger player. He wants smooth players, good technicians, fast & zil is both. He's perfect" - Jrgen Klopp, Manager, Borussia Dortmund. Eight points clear of Manchester United, the Gunners sit pretty on the top of the premier league table, and are certainly the team to...
  • Euphoric Arsenal wary of Dortmund reality check 21-10-2013 09:09 AM

    London: Arsenal are turning the toughest looking Champions League group into a walk in the park so far and they would take a huge stride towards their customary place in the last 16 with victory over Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. A dazzling 4-1 victory over Norwich City at the weekend,...
  • Ozil scores twice as Arsenal beat Norwich 4-1 19-10-2013 09:44 PM

    London: Mesut Ozil scored twice as Arsenal showed their great offensive power and extended its lead in the English Premier League to two points with a 4-1 win over Norwich on Saturday. Now unbeaten in 12 games in all competitions, Arsene Wenger's team dominated and was rewarded with a beautiful...
  • Ozil fit for table-topping Arsenal against Norwich 18-10-2013 05:56 PM

    London: Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil should be fit to face Norwich City when Arsene Wenger's table-topping team returns to Premier League action on Saturday following the international break. The German international midfielder, who joined Arsenal for 42.5 million pounds at the end of the transfer window, took a knock...
  • Wenger praises Ozil's amazing first half performance 02-10-2013 08:51 AM

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described Mesut Ozil's first-half performance as "absolutely amazing" after the German scored his first goal for the club and inspired them to a commanding 2-0 victory over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday. Ozil, who joined Arsenal for a club-record transfer fee of 42.5...
  • Ozil stars as Arsenal cruise past Napoli in Champions League 02-10-2013 08:39 AM

    London: Mesut Ozil showed his playmaking pedigree to orchestrate Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Napoli while a late Cesc Fabregas header gave Barcelona a hard-fought 1-0 win at 10-man Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday. Both sides have six points from their opening two games, as do Atletico Madrid with...
  • Arsenal move top of table with 2-1 win over Swansea 29-09-2013 12:11 AM

    Wales: Arsenal took a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League after beating Swansea 2-1 on Saturday with goals from Serge Gnabry and Aaron Ramsey. The 18-year-old Gnabry got his first league goal for the London club in the 58th and Ramsey doubled the lead four minutes later....
  • Profitable Arsenal prepared to spend again 24-09-2013 08:04 AM

    London: Premier League leaders Arsenal are prepared to spend more on their squad after the record signing of German playmaker Mesut Ozil, the club's chairman said on Monday. The arrival of Ozil for 42.5 million pounds at the start of the month has lifted the mood among supporters angry at...
  • Much more to come from Ozil, says Wenger 23-09-2013 11:31 AM

    London: Mesut Ozil's three assists in table-topping Arsenal's 3-1 victory over Stoke City were merely a sign of things to come, manager Arsene Wenger said on Sunday. Wenger has already compared the club's record 42 million pounds signing to former favourite Dennis Bergkamp in his ability to influence games. "I...
  • Ozil inspires leader Arsenal to 3-1 win over Stoke 22-09-2013 08:41 PM

    London: Arsenal record-signing Mesut Ozil made a potent impact in his home debut on Sunday, setting up all three goals in a 3-1 victory over Stoke to put his new team top of the Premier League. After just two games, the Germany playmaker has started to repay the $66 million...
  • Ozil shines in Arsenal's 3-1 win at Sunderland 14-09-2013 11:04 PM

    Manchester: Mesut Ozil made a slick start to life in English football by claiming a debut victory with Arsenal, while Manchester United and Tottenham also picked up routine wins as the Premier League swung back into action on Saturday after the international break. Arsenal reaped some early reward from its...
  • Stage set for Ozil, Fellaini, Willian to start new EPL jobs 13-09-2013 12:56 PM

    London: Arsenal fans waited a long time for a big summer signing and when the club smashed its transfer record on Mesut Ozil on deadline day the international break meant another delay before they could feast their eyes on him in club colours. The Germany international, signed from Real Madrid...
  • Arsenal take action against academy coach over betting breach 06-09-2013 11:31 PM

    London: Arsenal have taken action against academy coach Mark Arber after he apparently placed a bet on the club signing Mesut Ozil. Arber posted a tweet suggesting he had bet on the arrival of the 24-year-old Ozil, who subsequently completed a club-record transfer to Arsenal from Real Madrid. Regulations state...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo angry at Mesut Ozil's departure 04-09-2013 08:40 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said he is angry at German playmaker Mesut Ozil's departure to English football club Arsenal. The Gunners secured a record 42.5 million pounds deal for the German on transfer deadline day which has left Ronaldo frustrated. "The sale of Ozil is very bad news...
  • I did not have Carlo Ancelotti's trust at Real Madrid, says Mesut Ozil 03-09-2013 06:06 PM

    Madrid: Mesut Ozil quit Real Madrid to join Arsenal because he realised he no longer had the confidence of Real coach Carlo Ancelotti, the Germany playmaker said. The Premier League club smashed their transfer record to sign Ozil for 42.5 million pounds on Monday, days after he said he would...
  • Ozil aims to stay in Madrid as Vilas-Boas admits Bale deal 29-08-2013 05:04 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil insisted that he has no plans to leave the Spanish football club. The imminent arrival of Gareth Bale for a possible world record transfer fee, looks as if it could deny the German international a regular place in the Madrid starting 11, as reported....
  • Real Madrid willing to sell Ozil to Manchester United 24-08-2013 09:21 AM

    Manchester: English Premier League club Manchester United are lining up a bid for Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil. According to reports in Spain Real would be willing to let midfielder Ozil join United for around 38 million pounds. The 24-year-old is said to be worried about losing match-time with the...