Berlin: Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil will be sidelined for a further seven weeks with a knee ligament injury, he announced on Wednesday. (Read: Ozil Makes Peace With Father in Out of Court Settlement)
Ozil, 26, already out of action since early October, said in Berlin, where he was receiving an award: "I've already been injured for five weeks and I'm going to be out for another seven. It's a long process.
"Injuries are part of football, but life goes on and you have to keep your spirits up."