Mesut Ozil has been branded ‘egocentric’ by former Arsenal man Perry Groves for not attending the facet’s FA Cup last win over Chelsea on Saturday.
The Gunners got here from behind to beat their London rivals 2-1 at Wembley, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bagging each targets.
Nevertheless, Ozil was nowhere to be seen.
Actually the German star wasn’t even within the nation as he travelled to Turkey and watched the match from there.
Ozil is on a whopping £350,000-a-week wage on the Emirates, however has not featured in Mikel Arteta’s staff for the reason that Premier League’s restart amid the coronavirus pandemic.
After having it confirmed that he wouldn’t be included in Mikel Arteta’s squad for the ultimate both, Ozil was granted permission by the membership to go to Turkey.
Groves mentioned on talkSPORT’s Closing Phrase: “That simply sums him up throughout. He’s not bothered about Arsenal, he’s simply bothered about himself.
“I wouldn’t need my teammates to suppose that I used to be that egocentric. So it simply implies that he is aware of he’s completed with Arsenal.
“[If I was his teammate] I wouldn’t even… Don’t textual content or WhatsApp me, are you aware what I imply?
“In case you’re probably not bothered, don’t faux you might be.”
Earlier this week, Ozil’s agent, Erkut Sogut, maintained that his shopper is not going to be leaving the Emirates this summer season.
“I don’t suppose Mesut will depart earlier than the summer season of 2021,” Erkut Sogut advised Fanatik.
“He’s obtained an ongoing contract that hasn’t modified. He’ll stick with Arsenal.”
Sogut did, nevertheless, verify that Ozil is ’90 per cent’ prone to depart when he turns into a free agent subsequent summer season.
He added: “When his deal is up, I estimate there’s a 90 per cent probability he’ll depart Arsenal.”