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Arsenal Balls: Ozil Is ‘Humiliated’ By His Injury

by | 12th, March 2014

WHAT did the Press say about Arsenal’s Champions League exit at the hands of Bayern Munich? Well, most focused on Mesut Ozil:




In the rush to be first with the news  The Metro  posted this:

The Germany play-maker, who scored and turned in a fantastic shift for the Gunners against Everton at the weekend, had to come off at half-time during the clash with Bayern. It was initially thought that the substitution was tactical, with Tomas Rosicky coming on, but it later emerged that Ozil has picked up a knock.

No. Not a knock. He was carrying an injury.

The  BBC  waited for a fact:

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is facing “at least a few weeks” out after  injuring his hamstring  in Tuesday’s Champions League exit at Bayern Munich.
The 25-year-old was withdrawn at half-time in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw in Munich, which saw them lose 3-1 on aggregate.

Says Wenger:

“We have to make a scan to see how bad it is but he’s out for a few weeks. We hope it’s not so bad.”

Or as the  Telegraph  puts it:

Arsenal have suffered a significant blow to their hopes of winning domestic silverware when Mesut Özil was ruled out for at least three weeks with a potentially serious hamstring injury

Hope had given way to a significant blow.

The Mirror sees disaster:

Mesut Ozil suffered more Champions League misery last night after a devastating injury setback.

So. Ozil was injured.  And it was devastating.

Or as  John Cross writes in the Daily Mirror :

The final humiliation for Mesut Ozil came at half-time. The German midfielder was ­substituted, his misery compounded in the Allianz Arena, and we are left wondering where Arsenal’s record £42million signing has gone.

He was humiliated because he

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