Arsenal F.C. Manager Arsene Wenger Says He Never Thought of Dropping Mesut Ozil

After a run of poor form, Mesut Ozil scored one and assisted another in Arsenal F.C.'s 3-0 win over Aston Villa.

updated: September 21, 2014 10:14 IST
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Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring against Aston Villa.


Birmingham: Arsene Wenger insists he never thought about dropping Mesut Ozil after the Germany midfielder finally delivered a dominant display in Arsenal's 3-0 victory against Aston Villa.

Ozil produced a fine finish to open the scoring from Danny Welbeck's pass and then the England striker scored his first Arsenal goal two minutes later after his team-mate had returned the favour.

Aly Cissokho's own goal made it three goals in four minutes for the rampant Gunners, but it was the influential Ozil who stole the spotlight at the end of a week in which Wenger had to field questions about the former Real Madrid star's poor form following a 2-0 defeat at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

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