Mesut Ozil

Born: October 15, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Arsenal (no. 11)
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
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Career History
Youth2005-2006Schalke 04
Senior2006-2008Schalke 04
2008-2010Werder Bremen
2010-2013Real Madrid
2013-Arsenal
International2009-Germany
Sports Mole has 1,999 articles about Mesut Ozil. Articles 1 to 40:
Mesut Ozil shakes Arsene Wenger's hand during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on January 20, 2018
Mesut Ozil "proud" to have played under Arsene Wenger
Mesut Ozil says that he is "proud" to have played under Arsene Wenger and reveals that the Frenchman was "the main reason" why he joined Arsenal in 2013.
22:46
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the Gunners' second during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang paired together
Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are both handed starts as Arsenal take on Newcastle United.
Apr 15, 12:33
Ashley Barnes celebrates with Johann Berg Gudmundsson during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Five undervalued players in this year's Premier League
At this stage of the season, fans are speculating who will win each of the respective individual awards, but who have been undervalued in the Premier League this season?
Apr 13, 16:37
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on December 2, 2017
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Premier League clash between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park.
Apr 13, 16:32
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Team News: Arsenal make six changes ahead of CSKA Moscow clash
Arsenal make six changes to their starting XI for Thursday night's Europa League quarter-final second leg at CSKA Moscow.
Apr 12, 19:12
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Preview: CSKA Moscow vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Thursday's Europa League last-eight clash between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal.
Apr 11, 11:55
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Team News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads line as Arsenal make seven changes
Reiss Nelson comes in for his first Premier League start as Arsenal make seven changes for the visit of Southampton.
Apr 8, 13:19
Aaron Ramsey scores the third during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Result: Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal in control against CSKA Moscow
Arsenal take control of their Europa League quarter-final clash against CSKA Moscow courtesy of a 4-1 home victory over the Russians at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 5, 21:53
Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Pascal Gross in action during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Pascal Gross happy to play for Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Pascal Gross is grateful to the south coast club for giving him the chance to play in the Premier League and is happy to stay put.
Apr 5, 19:59
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Hector Bellerin: 'I quickly made peace with Mesut Ozil'
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin confirms that he quickly made peace with Mesut Ozil after their on-pitch row during Sunday's 3-0 win over Stoke City.
Apr 3, 19:40
Bruno Martins Indi in action for Stoke City against Manchester City in the Premier League on March 8, 2017
Dermot Gallagher: 'Stoke City unlucky to concede penalty against Arsenal'
Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says that the referee was wrong to award a penalty to Arsenal for an alleged foul by Bruno Martins Indi.
Apr 2, 12:04
A frustrated Alexandre Lacazette during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Thierry Henry: 'Alexandre Lacazette changed the game'
Alexandre Lacazette changed the game after coming on as a second-half substitute in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Stoke City, according to Gunners legend Thierry Henry.
Apr 1, 17:50
Bruno Martins Indi in action for Stoke City against Manchester City in the Premier League on March 8, 2017
Stoke City defender Bruno Martins Indi disputes penalty awarded to Arsenal
Bruno Martins Indi is adamant that his challenge on Mesut Ozil in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Stoke City should not have been punished with a penalty.
Apr 1, 16:15
Paul Lambert in charge of Aston Villa in February 2015
Paul Lambert unhappy with penalty decision in Arsenal, Stoke City game
Stoke City boss Paul Lambert is unhappy with referee Craig Pawson after he awarded Arsenal a penalty for their opening goal in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Potters.
Apr 1, 16:02
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Result: Arsenal rally to net three in win over Stoke City
Three goals in the final 15 minutes earn Arsenal a 3-0 victory over Stoke City in Sunday's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 1, 15:25
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Live Commentary: Arsenal 3-0 Stoke City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Arsenal register a 3-0 win over Stoke City in Sunday's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 1, 12:30
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Stoke City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Stoke City's trip to Arsenal in the Premier League.
Mar 30, 18:48
A dejected Emre Can during the Champions League group game between Liverpool and Maribor on November 1, 2017
Emre Can latest player to pull out of Germany squad
Germany manager Joachim Low plans to rotate his side for the game against Brazil after losing Emre Can, Thomas Muller and Mesut Ozil to minor problems.
Mar 24, 20:10
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller pull out of Germany friendly against Brazil
Germany confirm that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil and Bayern Munich forward will miss Tuesday's friendly against Brazil in Berlin.
Mar 24, 14:59
Julian Draxler in action during the World Cup qualifier between Northern Ireland and Germany on October 5, 2017
Result: Germany, Spain play out entertaining draw
Thomas Muller cancels out an early effort from Rodrigo as Germany come from behind to draw 1-1 with Spain in Dusseldorf.
Mar 23, 21:38
Timo Werner in action for Germany against England on November 10, 2017
Team News: Timo Werner leads Germany line versus Spain
Germany boss Joachim Low hands a start to striker Timo Werner for Friday's friendly international against Spain.
Mar 23, 18:50
Timo Werner in action for Germany against England on November 10, 2017
Combined XI: Germany vs. Spain
Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from Germany and Spain ahead of Friday night's international friendly between the two heavyweight nations.
Mar 22, 09:00
Moussa Sissoko scores the opener during the EFL Cup game between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United on October 25, 2017
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino picks Mousa Sissoko in list of top players
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino includes Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Sissoko in a list of the best players in the Premier League.
Mar 19, 20:59
Aaron Ramsey models his new haircut during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on January 14, 2018
Aaron Ramsey: 'My contract is not at the top of Arsenal's priorities'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey admits that his contract situation at the club is not a priority for the Gunners.
Mar 15, 21:29
Arsene Wenger watches on during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. AC Milan - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the second leg of Arsenal's Europa League clash with AC Milan.
Mar 14, 16:13
Mesut Ozil celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Mesut Ozil: 'It was really easy to sign new Arsenal deal'
Midfielder Mesut Ozil claims that it was "really easy" for him to commit his long-term future to Arsenal, despite months of speculation regarding a potential exit.
Mar 13, 13:04
Shkodran Mustafi scores the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Watford on March 11, 2018
Result: Arsenal beat Watford for back-to-back wins for first time since January
Petr Cech saves a Troy Deeney penalty and becomes the first Premier League goalkeeper to keep 200 clean sheets as Arsenal beat Watford 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 11, 15:23
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as Arsene Wenger's Arsenal aim to end a losing league run when they face Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 9, 13:28
Mesut Ozil celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: 'Mesut Ozil is a world-class player'
Arsenal winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan speaks glowingly of Gunners teammate Mesut Ozil following his performance against AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League.
Mar 8, 22:58
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Result: Arsenal return to winning ways with improved display in Milan
First-half goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Aaron Ramsey earn Arsenal a 2-0 win in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie against AC Milan.
Mar 8, 19:58
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town on November 29, 2017
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger: 'Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play together'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in the same team together.
Mar 7, 20:11
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Arsenal pay divide causing dressing room unrest?
The pay divide at Arsenal is reportedly causing dressing room unrest among the club's players.
Mar 7, 09:21
Calum Chambers and Gaetan Bong in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Result: Brighton & Hove Albion add to Arsene Wenger's woes at Arsenal
Brighton & Hove Albion move into the top 10 of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-1 win over Arsenal in Sunday's clash at the Amex Stadium.
Mar 4, 15:26
Calum Chambers and Gaetan Bong in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Live Commentary: Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Brighton & Hove Albion record a 2-1 win over Arsenal in Sunday's Premier League clash on the South coast.
Mar 4, 12:30
Aaron Ramsey models his new haircut during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on January 14, 2018
Arsenal to sell Aaron Ramsey this summer?
Arsenal are prepared to sell Aaron Ramsey at the end of this season if the Welshman does not sign a new contract, according to a report.
Mar 4, 09:59
Pep Guardiola distractedly hugs Arsene Wenger after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City on April 2, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Manchester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole assembles predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's Premier League trip to Arsenal.
Feb 27, 11:14
Sergio Aguero celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Result: Manchester City comfortably beat Arsenal to win EFL Cup for fifth time
Manchester City beat Arsenal 3-0 in the EFL Cup final to win the competition for a fifth time, thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva.
Feb 25, 18:24
Aaron Ramsey models his new haircut during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on January 14, 2018
Team News: Aaron Ramsey starts for Arsenal against Manchester City
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey starts for the Gunners in the EFL Cup final against Manchester City.
Feb 25, 15:34
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Arsene Wenger: 'Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be sharper'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be sharper for the EFL Cup final on Sunday, having not featured for the Gunners in two weeks.
Feb 25, 10:30
Aaron Ramsey models his new haircut during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on January 14, 2018
Report: Aaron Ramsey demands wage increase before signing new deal
A report claims that Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey wants more than his current £110,000-a-week salary if he is to commit to the club with another new contract.
Feb 24, 22:22

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