Mesut Ozil is a doubt for Arsenal’s trip to Manchester United because of his back problems, Unai Emery has confirmed, with the German midfielder training on his own at London Colney on Monday.
Ozil was left out of Arsenal’s squad for Sunday’s 4-2 win over Tottenham in the North London Derby, and Emery said he could miss Wednesday’s game at Old Trafford as well.
“Today he was working alone, I don’t know if he’s OK for Wednesday,” Emery told a news conference on Monday. “I said yesterday he’s had backache since last Tuesday.
“He couldn’t play in Kiev [against FC Vorskla] or yesterday. At the moment, I don’t know if he can play in Manchester.” Read more