Arsenal F.C. Star Mesut Ozil Out for Another Seven Weeks

Updated: 13 November 2014 19:22 IST

Mesut Ozil, who is already out of action since early October, has been sidelined for a further seven weeks with a knee injury.

Arsenal F.C. Star Mesut Ozil Out for Another Seven Weeks
Mesut Ozil will miss Arsenal's last two Champions League group matches against Borussia Dortmund on November 26 and Galatasaray on December 9. © AFP

Berlin:

Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil will be sidelined for a further seven weeks with a knee ligament injury, he announced on Wednesday. (Read: Ozil Makes Peace With Father in Out of Court Settlement)

Ozil, 26, already out of action since early October, said in Berlin, where he was receiving an award: "I've already been injured for five weeks and I'm going to be out for another seven. It's a long process.

"Injuries are part of football, but life goes on and you have to keep your spirits up."

Ozil has already missed Germany's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Ireland and will also miss Friday's game with Gibraltar and the friendly against Spain four days later, as well as Arsenal's last two Champions League group matches against Borussia Dortmund on November 26 and Galatasaray on December 9.

"Injuries are part of football, but life goes on and you have to keep your spirits up," Ozil added.

Topics : Mesut Ozil Arsenal Germany English Premier League Football
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