Mesut Ozil has named his dream XI of gamers he is lined up with all through his profession – but only one former Arsenal team-mate makes the minimize in his star-studded workforce.
The playmaker has loved a trophy-laden profession, having gained the Spanish league title with Real Madrid in the 2011-12 marketing campaign earlier than happening to win the World Cup with Germany in 2014.
Ozil has additionally helped Arsenal carry three FA Cups in his seven years at the Emirates. He didn’t obtain a medal final season for the membership’s 14th FA Cup triumph final season nonetheless, having only featured in the third-round tie towards Leeds in the competitors.
Mesut Ozil names his dream XI on Twitter – but only one ex-Arsenal star makes the minimize
Over the previous decade or so, the 31-year-old has performed alongside a few of the greatest gamers to grace the pitch which has mirrored in the workforce he has chosen.
In a Q&A on his Twitter page, Ozil was requested to call his dream XI which he closely populated it with his former Real team-mates.
While he refused to decide on himself, the German picked Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Angel Di Maria to steer the assault.
Santi Cazorla was the only Arsenal consultant in his dream XI, with noticed the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexis Sanchez fail to make the minimize.
Ozil (center) named each Cristiano Ronaldo (proper) and Karim Benzema (left) in his XI
Santi Cazorla (proper) was the only player his Ozil’s XI that has performed for Arsenal
Sitting in midfield alongside Cazorla is Xabi Alonso, who would each shield a back-four of Phillip Lahm, Sergio Ramos, Jerome Boateng and Marcelo.
In objective is Real’s legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas to finish the dream XI.
Ozil didn’t play for the Gunners after the Premier League restart in June after a mix of a again harm and being frozen out by boss Mikel Arteta noticed him miss the remaining 13 video games.
The German – whose final aggressive recreation got here in Arsenal’s 1-0 win towards West Ham in March – has entered the remaining 12 months of his contract at Emirates Stadium, with the north London facet eager to shift his £350,000-a-week wage off the wage invoice.
However, Ozil has reportedly insisted he’ll see out the the rest of his deal in one other query earlier than confirming that he’s able to function for the Gunners of their opening recreation at Fulham on Saturday if referred to as upon.
‘I’m match & prepared and doing my greatest,’ Ozil wrote when requested a query if he was match and prepared for choice for the Premier League opener at Craven Cottage.
‘Unfortunately it isn’t in my arms to resolve about the squad on the weekend. We will see!’
In his Q&A on his Twitter web page Ozil revealed he is able to function for Arsenal this season