The German's contract is expiring at the end of next season, with reports claiming the Gunners won't offer him an extension.
And Arshavin thinks it would be the right choice given Ozil's tendency to 'slow down the game'.
"But for me personally he slows down the game. I would prefer to use another player. Mikel, as we can see, is the opposite and plays him a lot.
"He has improved his game at Arsenal but still, in the future, I do not see him there."