The moral of this story for Ozil and Gundogan? Don't pose with someone accused of running a dictatorship.
Ilkay Gundogan hopes to be back in training with Manchester City at the start of pre-season this summer.
Gundogan says he almost joined Manchester United a year ago, before finally joining City.
Ilkay Gundogan has spoken with delight after his move to Manchester City was finally confirmed.