Mesut Ozil included in Arsenal squad ahead of Swansea City clash

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Arsenal star playmaker Mesut Ozil has been included in Arsenal’s squad ahead of their encounter with Swansea City this weekend.

The 27-year-old was an injury doubt after being taken off during Germany’s World Cup Qualification clash with Northern Ireland earlier this week.

Ozil took to social media after the game to confirm that he was taken off as a precaution and that he had not suffered an injury.

Ozil also recored his first assist of the season over the international break. The news may come as a surprise to Arsenal fans seeing that the 27-year-old racked up 19 assists in the Premier League last season.

The former Real Madrid man has two goals for Arsenal this season and fans will be hoping he can kick start his assist account for the Gunners this weekend too.

Arsenal come into the game in good form following 5 wins in a row. The north London based club find themselves in third place in the Premier League with 16 points after seven games.

Arsenal provisional squad: Cech, Ospina, Debuchy, Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Koscielny, Mustafi, Gibbs, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Coquelin, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Sanchez, Walcott, Iwobi, Lucas, Akpom.