Mesut Ozil misses Arsenal’s clash against Leicester City through injury

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 28 Apr 2019 12:18 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link177Shares Mesut Ozil misses Arsenal’s clash against Leicester City through injury Advertisement Mesut Ozil is sidelined with a foot injury (Getty Images)Mesut Ozil has missed Arsenal’s clash against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Sunday due to a foot injury.The 30-year-old has already missed 15 Premier League matches this season having suffered from separate back and knee injuries, while he has also found himself out of favour under Unai Emery.Ozil has featured prominently in Arsenal’s recent matches, though, playing the full 90 minutes during their Premier League defeats to Crystal Palace and Wolves over the seven days.However, he adds to Arsenal’s list of absentees in what could prove an important game in the club’s top-four pursuit with Aaron Ramsey and Nacho Monreal also ruled out.ADVERTISEMENT Comment Advertisement Unai Emery has made three changes to his Arsenal side (Getty Images)Earlier this month, Emery admitted he was pleased with Ozil, saying: ‘He is working very well and playing well. He is helping us. I am very happy with him.’AdvertisementAdvertisementAlthough Ozil misses out on Arsenal’s game against Leicester, top-scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back in the side after overcoming a sinus problem which ruled him out against Wolves.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Mesut and Nacho cannot play today,’ Emery told Sky Sports.‘Laurent Koscielny is on the bench because he didn’t train on Friday. He’s not ready to play 90 minutes.’Emery has made three changes to his side in total with Sead Kolasinac, Shkodran Mustafi and Aubameyang replacing Laurent Koscielny, Monreal and Ozil.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenallast_img

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