Video: ‘Dedicated’ Mesut Ozil works out in the gym as Arsenal exile rolls on

Mesut Ozil is keeping busy during his Arsenal exile. The midfielder posted a video on Twitter of him working out in the gym.

Ozil was not included in Arsenal’s 25-man squad to compete in the Premier League this season, which would have been unthinkable a few years ago, with the German previously being considered one of, if not the, best number tens in the word.

The 32-year-old has turned into a full-time social media influencer since the snub from Arteta, keeping fans up to date on his every thought and action while he has been away from the action.

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His latest conquest away from the field appears to be to get big in the gym. Ozil posted the below video of him doing chin-ups, with the caption ‘Stay dedicated’.

Dedication has never been one of Ozil’s best attributes, but perhaps being left out in the cold by Arteta has given the World Cup winner a stark wake-up call.

Or, perhaps more likely, he’s just continuing to play the victim and trying to trick the public into thinking Arsenal and Arteta are the bad guys in this situation…

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