Emery hints at Premier League return for Mesut Ozil

Date published: Thursday 31st October 2019 7:56

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hinted at a Premier League return for Mesut Ozil, after impressing in the EFL Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Arsenal lost a thrilling encounter at Anfield which saw the game finish 5-5, Liverpool eventually coming out on top 5-4 in the penalty shootout.

Ozil, making only his third appearance of the season, had a hand in three of Arsenal’s goals but was withdrawn with Liverpool on top at 4-4.

 

 

The Arsenal fans could be heard chanting his name for large periods of the game

It was the first time the former Germany international had featured in a match-day squad since the last round of the EFL Cup, although mananger Unai Emery claims he remains in contention for Premier League games.

“We had decided beforehand (to take off Ozil). He worked well in 65 minutes,” he said.

“Ozil played very well. He played a very good match. We are going to play on Saturday and in my mind there’s the possibility to use him again.”

 

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