‘There aren’t many better in the world’: Freddie Ljungberg questions Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal absence

Mesut Ozil has been left out of Arsenal’s Premier League squad

“When you have a player like that, and I don’t say he should play every single week … but when you have possession and you need to find that cute pass, I don’t think there are any better players than Mesut doing that,” Ljungberg told Sky Sports.

“Of course you lose a bit defensively, but it’s a decision they’ve made. I don’t know why the decision’s been made and he’s outside the 25-man squad, so they can’t use him.

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“But for those things, I don’t think there are many better in the world.”

Arteta has previously said that Ozil’s situation is a “football decision”. The German, who is one of the highest-paid players at the club, is out of contract at the end of the season.

Reuters

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