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‘Ozil is absolutely loyal’ Leno backs Arsenal outcast

Tue 17 November 2020 | 10:49

Arsenal goalkeeper has spoken about the German midfielder and his commitment to the club despite being dropped from the team’s list.

Ozil

’s journey in

Arsenal

seems to be over as there is almost no chance that the German midfielder would get a contract extension offer from the Gunners. Ozil has not played for his team since March and although his contract will not expire until June 2021 he has been left out of Arteta’s list for the Premier League and Europa League. Although many believe that Ozil has lost his place in the squad due to his unenthusiastic attitude the team’s goalkeeper

Brend Leno

believes that his team-mate has dealt with his problem in a professional manner and still considers him as an important player for Gunners.

"Mesut is still a part of the team and trains with us," Leno told BILD

 

.

"He is absolutely professional, both on the pitch and in the dressing room.

"Obviously it's a disappointing situation for him, but Mesut handles it well and is absolutely loyal."

After their disappointing 3-0 defeat against

Aston Villa

before the international break, Arsenal will face

Leeds United

on Sunday to continue their Premier League campaign.


source: SportMob