Inter Milan are 'definitely' interested in signing Ozil

Inter Milan are 'definitely' interested in signing Ozil

Ozil is in contention to be back in the squad for the clash, as he nears his return from a knee injury.

The playmaker finds himself on the sidelines along with Mario Gotze of Borussia Dortmund and Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira as the World Cup winners aim to finalise their place at Russian Federation 2018. Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes. That is more important for them now.

Since then though, Ozil has struggled and lost his place in the first team. "What will be decisive for us is that the players are fully fit next year".

Ozil did not travel with the Arsenal squad for their Europa League trip to BATE Borisov last night.

In addition, the German has struggled for fitness since the start of the current campaign and Low's decision to drop the midfielder might be just the chance for the 28-year-old to rest and recharge his batteries.

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Arsenal take on Brighton in the Premier League this weekend as they look to record back-to-back wins in the league.

Former Gunners defender Keown told Radio 5 Live during that contest: "Ozil is the one I wouldn't trust as much mentally, and I believe he's not playing tonight because the gaffer really can't trust him any more".

Inter Milan chairman Erick Thohir has said the club are interested in signing Ozil in January, per MetroTV.news.com (h/t Calciomercato.com).

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has spoken of his optimism that Ozil and other players coming to the end of their contract will commit their futures to the Emirates.

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