Freddie Ljungberg,gives explanation of Ozil’s absence vs Everton: “I wouldn’t have picked him anyway”

Mesut Ozil would not have been in Arsenal’s squad to face Everton even if he was not carrying a knock, says Freddie Ljungberg, with the World Cup winner once again paying the price for inconsistency.

Explaining the German’s absence for a trip to Goodison Park, the Gunners’ interim boss told BT Sport: “Mesut has something on his foot.

Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil prepares to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019.

“He wouldn’t have been in the squad anyway after what happened in the last game.”

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