Arsenal fans have been hitting out at Mesut Ozil after a graphic showing the Germany international’s attacking contribution since he signed his new contract at the club emerged.
According to The Telegraph, since the playmaker signed a new £350k a week deal back in January of 2018, he has scored and assisted just nine goals in 43 games (prior to last night’s game), leaving him 103rd-place in the Premier League. However, head coach Mikel Arteta came out in defence of the ace, claiming Ozil needs the right structure to perform (via football.london).
The player endured a tough time under former manager Unai Emery, making just seven appearances before the Basque-born coach was sacked by the club (via Transfermarkt). However, under, Arteta, the mood has changed completely and the attacking midfielder has featured in every single one of the fixtures under the former Manchester City assistant coach.
Fans were left lambasting the 31-year-old after the stat about his attacking contribution came out as they took to Twitter to react. Here is a selection of tweets from the Emirates Stadium faithful:
Have been vocal about this fraud for the past two years,got immense abuses too but seems late to shift him now
— 🔴 (@AIIgunzzz) January 21, 2020
— Louis King (@Louisking1) January 21, 2020
Pitiful from ozil.. But LOOK At Auba’s numbers!!!!
— Babz Anthanasio (@ItzMrNarsio_) January 21, 2020
Ozil is overrated
Ozil is Lazy
Ozil is no magician
Ozil is a fraud that earns 350k a week
Take this to the bank!
— checkmate (@checkmatecastle) January 21, 2020
That makes pathetically grim reading!!
— LordVaderofCheam (@JamesFarquharso) January 21, 2020
@MesutOzil1088 See this disgrace.. Please get out of my club.
— BigWengz (@balagunner) January 21, 2020
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