Photo: Arsenal Name Mesut Ozil Captain Against PSG In His First Match Back After The World Cup Incident

Mesut Ozil

Arsenal named Mesut Ozil captain heading into the International Champions Cup clash against PSG in Singapore.

Ozil returned to pre-season training early after publicly announcing he had quit international football, citing racism and discrimination as being key factors behind his decision in a three-piece statement shared across his social media channels.

Arsenal shared a tweet on their official channel with a photo of Ozil’s shirt confirming his captaincy.

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Ozil is expected to be fully match fit in time for the start of the Premier League season.

The Gunners will take on Chelsea in their final game in the friendly tournament as past of their far-east tour.