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Neville blames Arsenal boss Wenger for Ozil flop

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has blamed Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for Mesut Ozil's injury suffered last night. Ozil was forced off at halftime with a hamstring injury at Bayern Munich.

Neville tweeted: "Ozil getting a hard time. He's obviously dipped this last couple of months and first season in a new league (Xmas football) can take some getting used to even with the price tag. Some players can carry lack of form better than others.

"His body language suggests he struggles and at the moment looks like he's finding it difficult mentally. However arsenal are better for having him and he will return strong!

"And finally he will improve more when he has a Striker that runs beyond and provides movement for his strengths.

"Some rightly pointing out others who have been up and down in the first season but then improved second and third.

"Every good num 10 needs 2 to 3 players that make runs behind and sacrifice themselves! Modern game problem - Too many want to be a num 10!

"On Xmas break - no excuse really for an experienced manager. He could have given him one first two weeks in Jan- Ronaldo used to get one!"

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