Arsenal: Too Early Oezil Assessing How Long Absence
London – Arsenal issued a statement about the injury Mesut Oezil. Unlike the German national team, Arsenal still too early to assess how long the call Ozil must pull over.
German national team has recently issued a statement that left knee ligaments muscles Oezil had a partial tear. 25-year-old midfielder was called to be sidelined for 10 to 12 weeks, or about three months.
As a result of that injury, Ozil was to fly to Poland with the German national team that will play a Euro 2016 qualifier Instead, Oezil will return to London.
Problem was injured players, Arsenal confirmed that they will conduct further tests. However, in contrast to the German national team already stated how long Ozil must pull over, the Gunners will still awaiting more test results before determining the duration of the absence Oezil.
“Arsenal confirms that Mesut Ozil returning to London from national team duty with Germany after suffering a knee injury in Sunday’s game against Chelsea,” Arsenal wrote on his official website.
“Oezil complain of pain in his left knee after the game and the club advised the German Football Federation to conduct the examination when he joined the national team.”
“The club will conduct further tests and it is too early to say how long Oezil may be absent,” the statement said.
Oezil aggravate the injury storm of injuries that have happened to Arsenal. The North London club have lost Olivier Giroud, Mathieu Debuchy, Aaron Ramsey, Mikel Arteta and Theo Walcott.