Arsenal haven’t enjoyed the most convincing start to their Premier League campaign despite plenty of optimism during the pre-season warm up.
Injuries have played their part in the side’s sluggish start, and this wasn’t helped by the news that playmaker Mesut Ozil would be missing for this weekend’s clash with Newcastle United.
The German misses the visit to St. James’s Park due to a knee injury, but Arsene Wenger will be pleased by the return of Laurent Koscielny.
Having just scraped a draw with Liverpool, Wenger will be delighted to welcome back the Frenchman to the heart of his back line.
However, the reaction to Ozil’s absence is as you’d expect…
playing without Mesut
— Emeilio (@PreHistoricApe) August 29, 2015
Mesut! Also tragic for my fantasy football team.
— Becky Thomas (@IAmBeckish) August 29, 2015
No Mesut makes me sad but Gabriel and Kos is a brutal centre back pairing
— H (@Harry_Blight) August 29, 2015
WHERE IS MESUT
— TK LLB (@Teeks10) August 29, 2015
— Danskin (@AFCDanskin) August 29, 2015
Omg no Mesut in the squad, top line up tho unreal pace upfront
— ???????????????? (@Kawserinho) August 29, 2015
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