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Arsenal fears as Ozil injured playing for Germany

Arsenal are sweating on the fitness of star playmaker Mesut Ozil after he limped out of Germany's World Cup qualifier against Sweden on Tuesday night.

The 25-year old was replaced by Julian Draxler in the 82nd minute of Die Mannschaft's 5-3 victory over the Swedes in Solna after picking up a knock which leaves him in doubt for this weekend's Premier League meeting with Norwich City.

Ozil scored Germany's first goal ion the stroke of half-time to make it 2-1 after Sweden had taken an early two-goal lead through Tobias Hysen and Alex Kacaniklic.

The former Real Madrid ace then assisted on Mario Gotze's 53rd minute leveller before a second-half hat-trick from Chelsea's Andre Schurrle gave the Germans the ascendency despite Hysen netting again for Sweden with 20 minutes remaining.

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Andrew Slevison
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