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Arsenal outcast Ozil denies Arteta injury claims

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil insists he's fit to play against Liverpool.

The Germany international hasn't featured since football returned from lockdown and has been left out of Arsenal's last five matchday squads.

Gunners manager Mikel Arteta had initially cited his absence down to a back injury but there has been little mention of his recovery since.

Ahead of Arsenal's clash with Liverpool on Wednesday, Arteta was quizzed on Ozil's availability but insisted he would miss out yet again.

The Spaniard responded: "With Mesut the situation is still the same as it was."

But Ozil has defied his manager on Twitter with a picture of him in training with the message: "I AM READY."

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