Arsenal star: This is what I think about Per Mertesacker and his injury
The 32-year-old is yet to feature for Arsenal this term after suffering an ankle injury in pre-season, which is likely to keep him out until December.
And Ozil is hopeful his German compatriot can overcome his injury woes and return swiftly to the Arsenal first team.
“Firstly, I want to take my hat off to Per,” he told London Evening Standard.
“Injury is keeping him out for a long time and I know that sort of injury isn’t easy to deal with.
“You want to help the team and be part of a side that plays successful football. I sincerely hope that he comes back really quickly.
“As a person... read more
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