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Guardiola expects Ozil to be up for Arsenal tonight

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola is preparing for a big game from Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil tonight.

Arsenal must overcome a 2-0 deficit tonight in Germany to make Champions League progress.

Guardiola feels the German playmaker can continue to grow in his new environment following a £42.5million switch from Real Madrid on deadline day in September 2013.

"I never played in England, or trained a team (there), so I don't know how difficult (it is), but I can imagine how difficult it is (for Ozil) to play every three games in November, December, January," Guardiola said.

"But this is one game, it is a final, Arsenal know that, Ozil knows that.

"For one game, the player puts in everything.

"From my experience, I expect the performance from the opponents. Ozil will give the best performance and we have to be prepared."

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