(Photo) Arsenal star Mesut Ozil issues throwback to his childhood

(Photo) Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil issues throwback to his childhood

Arsenal star playmaker Mesut Ozil has taken to social media to share a photo of his childhood.

The 28-year-old is pictured beside his brother back in Gelsenkirchen playing football.

Arsenal fans will be hoping Ozil can recapture his form of old in their upcoming game against Manchester City.

The former Real Madrid man missed the Gunners embarrassing 3-1 defeat at the hands of West Brom on Saturday.

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Ozil has however been called up to the Germany national team and is expected to feature against England this week.