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Mesut Ozil must perform better to stay in Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal plans insists director Edu

‘We are talking about performance’: Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil must be better in training and in games to stay in Mikel Arteta’s plans, insists technical director Edu

  • Mesut Ozil failed to play a minute for Arsenal after the restart under Mikel Arteta
  • The German has a year left on £350,000-per-week contract with the Gunners 
  • Technical director Edu says Ozil must perform better to force his way back in 

Mesut Ozil simply has to perform in training and games when he gets the chance to remain in Mikel Arteta’s plans technical director Edu insisted.

Ozil was a regular under Arteta pre-lockdown but failed to play a single minute for Arsenal after the restart as he was frozen out.

Ozil has a year left on his squad high £350,000-per-week contract and has made it clear he has no intention of going anywhere despite Arsenal being open to moving him on to get the burden of his salary off their wage bill.

Mesut Ozil must perform better to get back into the Arsenal team, says technical director Edu

The club’s chief (L) says the £350,000-per-week outcast…