Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have endured another difficult weekend, with a 2-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby handing the Gunners quest for Champions League football a huge blow.
That defeat also ensured Spurs finished above their North London rivals for the first time in 22 years, compiling further misery upon Arsenal fans, and the debate amongst the fans has persisted to involve one under-performing player.
Mesut Ozil has once again find himself in the firing line following another disappointing performance for the Gunners, which unfortunately for the German comes at the same time as reports emerged suggesting he wants a whopping £300k-a-week.
Whilst our landlord feels Ozil’s latest performance has been victimised, as the rest of the team were woeful, he does admit that the German doesn’t have too much defence for his poor performances left and is wondering whether Arsenal should sell this summer.
With Twitter being the prime place for a debate, Mirror journalist John Cross has sparked a huge discussion on Ozil and whether he’s genuinely world-class- which attracted a wealth of responses from an array of supporters.
So every player that has won the World Cup was world class? Nope, some very average players have won the World Cup.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 2, 2017
That's judging a player on what he's done, rather than what he's doing. Podolski won the World Cup.
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) May 2, 2017
World-class talent, great when it's going well. Hoddle for modern age: when things go wrong expects others to put in shift
— Tony Evans (@TonyEvans92a) May 2, 2017
When did he last put in a world class performance? Never seen one in an Arsenal shirt.
— Paul O Keefe (@pokeefe1) May 2, 2017
messi is the best ever and doesn't have a World Cup. Kleberson does
— Joe (@JoeD_Nufc) May 2, 2017
The Ozil treatment is unjust. Sanchez has been equally as poor if not worse.
— Mr CEO (@TStarRawr) May 2, 2017
Ozil has been exposed as nothing more than a luxury player.
— Daniel Bibby (@BibbyDaniel) May 2, 2017
You do know Per & Mustafi have won it too, are there world class?
— David Duffield (@AFCvTheEnemy) May 2, 2017
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He is world class but that ain't the argument to be using. Plenty of players that aren't world class have won the World Cup.
— Chris Laing (@laingy9) May 2, 2017