Mesut Ozil claims Allah played a major role during adversity at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil claims Allah played a major role during adversity at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil in the past few years has been under immense pressure since the arrival of Unai Emery two seasons ago.

The German midfielder fell out of favour with the Spanish gaffer, stripped of the club's captaincy and was told he needed to work hard to win his place back into the team.

This sparked several rumours of the former Real Madrid star of leaving the Emirates for Turkish side Fenerbache.

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But after the sacking of Emery in the early stages of the 2019-20 campaign, Ozil had decent game-time under Freddie Ljungberg.

And under recently employed Mikel Arteta, the 31-year-old has won the hearts of the new manager and fans across north London.

Ozil recently claimed he will not be leaving the club in the January transfer window and would even stay a little longer to help the Gunners win trophies.

He posted a heart-warming message on his social media handle about how he had weathered the storm with the help of Allah the supreme being of his Islamic religion.

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“ALLAH is the reason why even in pain, I smile; in confusion, I understand; in betrayal, I trust," he said.

Arsenal will return to action in a weekend's fixture against Sheffield United at the Emirates and Ozil is expected to be in the Arteta's staring XI.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that despite all the transfer speculation surrounding his future at Premier League side Arsenal, Mesut Ozil has stated clearly that he will remain at the Emirates stadium.

Since Mikel Arteta replaced Unai Emery at Arsenal, Mesut Ozil has returned to the first squad with Arteta promising to build his team around the former Real Madrid star.

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