(Photo) Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil issues update regarding illness

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil

Arsenal star playmaker Mesut Ozil has issued an update on social media regarding his recovery from an illness.

The 28-year-old was sidelined for Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace and their frustrating 3-3 draw with Bournemouth earlier this week.

Ozil shared a photo of himself on social media and included the following caption, “Returning to Arsenal training ground after my flu. Not yet at 100% but I’m back.”

Returning to @Arsenal training ground after my flu. Not yet at 💯% but I'm back 👍😉 #COYG

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Ozil has been in impressive form this season with seven assists and nine goals in 23 apperances for the Gunners this term.

Arsenal take on Preston in the FA cup this weekend as they look to return to winning ways.