Mesut Ozil is not in Arsenal’s plans right now and is seemingly using social media to keep him entertained.

He’s taken to tweeting to ask fans for their predictions on games and has now named his dream 5-a-side lineup on Twitter.

The ‘rules’ were that he could only use active players and only one from each of Brazil, France, Croatia, England and Italy.

He opted for an English striker but not Harry Kane – instead choosing Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford.

Given the constraints on Ozil, many might have expected him to go for England talisman Kane, who scooped the Golden Boot at the most recent World Cup.


Instead, he opted for Rashford, who has drawn plaudits for his work off the field in recent months.

Elsewhere, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta has spoken once again about Ozil’s situation.

As per the Independent, the Spaniard said he’s ‘hurt’ by the predicament around Ozil.

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He stood by the fact that Ozil’s absence is what he feels is right for the club, having frozen him out.

Arsenal are struggling with creativity and for as long as that continues, Ozil’s absence will prompt scrutiny.

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