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Mesut Ozil sparks new political row over wedding invite for Turkish president

The footballer Mesut Özil has become embroiled in a new political row in Germany over reports he asked Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s president, to be guest of honour at his wedding. The Arsenal star resigned from the German national team last year claiming he was a victim of racism after coming under fire over his public support for Mr Erdoğan . German politicians spoke out after he was pictured with his fiancee, Amine Gulse, meeting Mr Erdoğan at Istanbul airport last week. “The fact this is s...
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Merkel aide ‘sad’ about Ozil’s wedding invite to Erdogan

Berlin (AFP) – Angela Merkel’s chief of staff on Monday joined the growing chorus of criticism of Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil for reportedly inviting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his wedding this summer... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Angela Merkel, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Merkel, Mesut Ozil, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Afp, Ozil

Ozil slammed for reportedly inviting Erdogan to his wedding

Berlin (AFP) – Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil has been criticised for reportedly inviting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his wedding as his witness. Bild on Sunday ran the story on its front page... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Mesut Ozil, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Afp, Bild, AFP Arsenal

Why Arsenal's Mesut Ozil sent a Kenyan boy football boots

A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.
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Njoroge Muigai: Why Mesut Ozil sent a boy football boots

A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.
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Everyone saw what Man United’s Victor Lindelof said to the Wolves bench

Victor Lindelof’s red card call vs Wolves Man United are out of the FA Cup after a 2-1 defeat at Wolves on Saturday night. That means that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s last remaining chance of winning a trophy this season is in the Champions League. At Molineux, Man United were fortunate to end the match with ten men. VAR saved Swedish centre-half Victor Lindelof from being sent off against Wolves. In the final stages of the game, Lindelof took out Diogo Jota. Victor Lindelof vs Diogo Jota (1) Init...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Robin Van Persie, Mesut Ozil, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Man United, United, Benfica, Vai, Jota, Martin Atkinson, Raul Jimenez, Marcus Rashford, Gunnar Solskjaer, Lindelof, Var

Shocker for Man City: FIFA transfer ban threat like Chelsea

Chelsea’s FIFA transfer ban Will Chelsea be allowed to sign any players this summer? Chelsea have been hit with a FIFA transfer ban which is supposed to be in play for the next two windows. On the face of it, Chelsea cannot add any new recruits until the summer of 2020. The transfer ban was impose on Chelsea in respects of breaches in signing up minors. Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona have all be hit with similar bans in the past. For the record, Chelsea are appealing the decision. ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester City, Swansea, Fifa, The Times, Pep Guardiola, Robin Van Persie, Mesut Ozil, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Times, Man City, Pep, Atletico Madrid Real Madrid

Barcelona restart efforts to sign Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona & Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann A potentially enormous transfer rumour broke on Saturday night via L’Equipe. It was announced that Barcelona have made a new approach to sign Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann. The main points revealed by L’Equipe include (a) Barcelona have offered Griezmann a salary of €16m a year net, and (b) Griezmann is being offered a contract until 2024. Griezmann’s Atletico contract So how likely is it that Griezmann leaves Atletico to join Barce...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin Van Persie, Atletico Madrid, Mesut Ozil, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Luis Suarez, Man United, Barca, Camp Nou, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann, Leo Messi, Atletico

Mesut Ozil asked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be his best man – Bild

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil & Germany Arsenal star Mesut Ozil is in the spotlight in Germany this weekend for non-footballing reasons. 2018 was a watershed moment for Ozil on the international scene. Prior to the World Cup, Ozil was pictured with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. While Man City’s Ilkay Gundogan was also at the same event, Ozil was singled out for criticism in the German press. After Germany flopped in Russia, Ozil announced his international retirement. Turkish President Erdoga...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Soccer, Amine, Robin Van Persie, Mesut Ozil, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sevilla, Wojciech Szczesny, Istanbul, Bild, Ozil, Ilkay Gundogan, Hurriyet, Amine Gulse

Europa League Quarter Finals: Arsenal v Napoli

Chelsea and Arsenal have both avoided each other in the Europa League quarter-final draw with the Gunners being handed a tough last eight clash with Napoli. Maurizio Sarri’s side, who are still unbeaten in this season’s competition, were awarded a favourable tie against Slavia Prague at the ceremony in Nyon. There will be an all Spanish quarter-final draw against Villarreal and Valencia while Benfica and Frankfurt will go head to head for a place in the semi-finals of the competition. The firs...
Tags: London, Sport, Frankfurt, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Champions League, Mesut Ozil, Tickets, Europa League, Benfica, Valencia, Villarreal, Napoli, Nyon, Unai Emery

Matteo Guendouzi out, Henrikh Mkhitaryan in: Arsenal’s likely XI vs Rennes

Arsenal vs Rennes Can Arsenal progress through to the quarterfinals of the Europa League? The Gunners have a major job on their hands having lost 3-1 at Rennes last week. Arsenal were well below-par in France, despite Unai Emery’s side going ahead through Alex Iwobi. The Gunners imploded are Sokratis was sent off. Benjamin Bourigeaud levelled, a Nacho Monreal own goal put Rennes ahead, while Ismaila Sarr’s third put the icing on the cake. View this post...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech, Times, Europa League, United, UEFA Europa League, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alex Iwobi

Mesut Ozil revels in Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick vs Atletico Madrid

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil was among the fans mesmerised by Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s display against Atletico Madrid last... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Arsenal, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Mesut Ozil

Ozil & Mkhitaryan scoop Arsenal club awards for February

Premier League outfit Arsenal have this evening announced the winners of the club’s awards for the February Player and Goal of the month. Mkhi rewarded First up is Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who scoops the gong for Arsenal’s finest player over the course of February, after beating off competition from Alexandre Lacazette and Bernd Leno: Congratulations, @HenrikhMkh 🏆 Player of the Month for February with 40% of the vote 👏 🅰️ Three assists ⚽️ Two goals#MickiMagic 🎩 — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) March 12, 2...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Southampton, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Bournemouth, Mesut Ozil, Madrid, Arsenal Fc, Alexandre Lacazette, Artur Boruc, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Rennes, John Keats

Former Real Madrid star: Arsenal boss Unai Emery ‘cannot handle big egos’

Michel Salgado has called into question the ability of Arsenal manager Unai Emery to handle players with big egos. Arsenal vs Man United Arsenal welcomed Manchester United to the Emirates yesterday evening, for a high-profile Premier League showdown. The two sides were separated by just a solitary point in the league table ahead of kick-off, as the race for a spot in the English top-flight’s top-4 continues to heat up. Arsenal come out on top And, when all was said and done in North London, ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Real Madrid, Mesut Ozil, David De Gea, Emirates Stadium, Madrid

Bernd Leno confirms Jesse Lingard motivated Arsenal to beat Man United

Man United’s Jesse Lingard vs Arsenal Man United lost 2-0 at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. That was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first defeat in domestic action as Man United’s manager. One player who was unavailable for Man United last weekend was Jesse Lingard. Lingard has been sidelined since suffering an injury against Liverpool. Man United beat Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium earlier in the season in the FA Cup. Lingard scored on that occasion, and he celebrated by performing the M...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Michael Jackson, Emirates Stadium, Laurent Koscielny, Man United, United, Jesse Lingard, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Liverpool Man United, Tottenham Man United, Lingard

Video: Mesut Ozil gives his shirt to a young fan after Man Utd game

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil gave his match shirt to a young supporter after today’s victory over Manchester United. The German playmaker started... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Arsenal boss Unai Emery refuses to use fatigue as excuse vs Rennes

Rennes vs Arsenal Arsenal will take on Ligue 1 outfit Rennes in the first leg of their Europa League tie on Thursday. The North London club will host Rennes at the Emirates for the reverse leg on March 14th. The Gunners beat BATE 3-1 over two legs in the previous round. Arsenal head into Thursday’s game having lost just one of their last five league outings. Rennes, on the other hand, sit 10th in Ligue 1 and have won just two of their last five fixtures. LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 25: Unai Emery...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Epl, Arsenal, Emirates, Mauricio Pochettino, Mesut Ozil, Europa League, Dortmund, Arsenal Fc, north London, UEFA Europa League, Rennes, Emery

Arsenal legend David Seaman wants Tottenham to win the Champions League

Tottenham knock out Dortmund Tottenham took on Borussia Dortmund in the second leg of their Champions League tie on Tuesday. Spurs emerged victorious in the reverse fixture thanks to goals from Heung-Min Son, Fernando Llorente and Jan Vertonghen. As a result, Mauricio Pochettino’s side could lose the second leg 2-0 and still qualify. However, Spurs managed to come away with a 1-0 win despite Dortmund’s dominant first-half display. Tottenham have joined Ajax as the first set of teams to qualify ...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Champions League, Mesut Ozil, Borussia Dortmund, Jan Vertonghen, Ucl, Europa League

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil takes fresh swipe at Germany over Jerome Boateng axe

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has taken aim at the Germany national team over their decision to axe Jerome Boateng. Coach Joachim Low has informed... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Germany, Sport, All News, Soccer, Arsenal, Joachim Low, Mesut Ozil, Jerome Boateng

Mesut Ozil’s new Arsenal deal has ‘softened him’ claims Lee Dixon

Dixon claims Ozil has gone soft Mesut Ozil put pen to paper on a fresh Arsenal contract in February of 2018. After already losing Alexis Sanchez in a cut-price deal to Manchester United, Arsenal were keen to ensure another one of their prized assets didn’t leave North London on the cheap. As a result, Arsenal offered Ozil a deal worth a staggering £350,000-per-week. The German is now contracted to Arsenal till 2021 but since Unai Emery took over, Ozil has become a bit part player. Arsenal legen...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Bournemouth, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Afc Bournemouth, Emirates Stadium, Pochettino, Arsenal Fc, north London, Rennes, Emery, Dixon, London England, Ozil

Tottenham fans take aim at Davinson Sanchez after Ramsey opener

Tottenham vs Arsenal Tottenham and Arsenal went head-to-head in the second Premier League North London derby of the season on Saturday. Arsenal won the reverse fixture 4-2 earlier this year with Spurs having a man sent off. Unai Emery’s side were also in the in-form team heading into Saturday’s early kick-off. Arsenal had won four of their last five league games while Spurs had lost their last two vs Burnley and Chelsea. If Arsenal beat Tottenham, they would close the gap on their North London ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Wembley, Mesut Ozil, Burnley, Aaron Ramsey, Espn, Emirates Stadium, north London, Shkodran Mustafi

Ozil, Aubameyang & Mustafi: Arsenal fans react to line-up vs Tottenham

Tottenham vs Arsenal Tottenham and Arsenal was the early kick-off on Saturday, March 2nd. Tottenham started the day in 3rd place but after losing their last two league games vs Burnley and Chelsea they are all but out of the title race. As for Arsenal,  they began the weekend in 4th spot but could easily slip down to 6th place with a loss vs Tottenham. The Gunners came into Saturday’s game in great form having won four of their last five league outings, including a 5-1 hammering of Bournemouth....
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Bournemouth, Mesut Ozil, Burnley, Afc Bournemouth, Alex, Arsenal Fc, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka, Chris

Emery calls for greater consistency from Ozil

Arsenal manager Unai Emery believes Mesut Ozil can be the key for Arsenal this season if he remains consistent.
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Mesut Özil deserves to keep starting place at Arsenal

The perceived standoff between head coach Unai Emery and playmaker Mesut Özil has certainly been one of the biggest talking points of Arsenal’s current campaign. Özil, the club’s highest-paid player by quite some margin, has... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Mesut, Unai Emery, Leagues: EPL

Emery must start Mesut Ozil vs Spurs or risk the German’s Arsenal future- Dixon

Tottenham vs Arsenal Arsenal and Tottenham square off for the second time in the league this season on Saturday. The Gunners were victorious in the reverse fixture earlier this campaign. It is also Arsenal who head into the game in better form. Unai Emery’s side have won four of their last five league outings, the latest of which a 5-1 hammering of Bournemouth on Wednesday. Tottenham, on the other hand, have lost their last two league games and are all but out of the title race. LONDON, ENGLAN...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Bournemouth, Mesut Ozil, Jan Vertonghen, Emirates Stadium, Pochettino, Arsenal Fc, north London, Emery, Dixon, London England, Ozil

Arsenal’s injury doubts over two key players before Tottenham

Tottenham vs Arsenal Following the midweek Premier League action, attention now shifts to gameweek 29 this weekend. The opening match is at Wembley Stadium, as Arsenal take on north London rivals Tottenham. Can the Gunners do the double over Spurs? Arsenal memorably beat Tottenham 4-2 earlier in the season. A win for Arsenal this weekend will shrink the gap between the clubs to just one point. Laurent Koscielny & Sead Kolasinac Arsenal’s defensive options have been shrunk considerably in rece...
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Unai Emery admits Tottenham are better than Arsenal

Tottenham vs Arsenal The weekend’s Premier League action starts at Wembley as Tottenham take on Arsenal. Is the balance of power shifting in north London? Until recently Tottenham were being spoken about as possible title winners. However, following successive defeats to Burnley and Chelsea, will Spurs even finish the year in the top four? The Lillywhites remain third in the league, however they are just four points above Arsenal. That’s after Arsenal smashed Bournemouth 5-1 on Wednesday night....
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Ozil leads five-star Arsenal past Bournemouth

London (AFP) – Mesut Ozil made the most of being handed a rare start by Arsenal boss Unai Emery as the German masterminded a 5-1 victory over Bournemouth on Wednesday to keep the Gunners in... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Mkhitaryan, Ozil combine for Arsenal goal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan sends a pass to Mesut Ozil who gives the ball right back to Mkhitaryan for Arsenal's second goal against Bournemouth.
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Arsenal fans target Unai Emery after Mesut Ozil’s opener vs Bournemouth

Arsenal vs Bournemouth Arsenal hosted Bournemouth on Wednesday in one of six Premier League games. The Gunners began the day 5th in the table but they could move up 4th with a win over Bournemouth. Arsenal had won four of their previous five league games before facing the Cherries. Bournemouth, on the other hand, headed into the game 12th in the league and without a win in their last three outings. BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 25: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Premier...
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