Former Arsenal captain Sol Campbell says Mesut Ozil will ever play for the Gunners again.
The German playmaker has not featured at all this season and Campbell cannot see that changing.
He told GentingBet: ‘Mesut Ozil is yesterday’s news at the club.
‘There is no chance that he will feature for Arsenal again this season, or ever again.
‘There have been certain things that have gone on, instances where he has gone against the club, so I don’t see where there is any room for him to come back.’
It recently emerged Ozil rejected a £200,000-a-week move to Saudi Arabia this summer.
And despite Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger urging Arteta to get the best out of Ozil, Campbell says his time is up.
The Frenchman told Der Spiegel: ‘He wasn’t exactly the one with the greatest discipline on the pitch.
‘And playing the game without the ball wasn’t exactly his forte.
‘But you can deal with that if you put some more defensively minded players by his side.
‘The main thing is to get the balance between attack and defence right.
‘Players have lost their technical quality over the past ten years.
‘Athleticism has become more important than technique and decision making.
‘It’s more about physical characteristics and intensity, about explosiveness. And it’s also about being a showman.’
As well as being one of the highest paid footballers on the planet, Ozil is also one of the most generous which he proved recently with recent charitable gesture.