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Premier League: Mesut Ozil’s wages have no impact on his selection says Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta


Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta insists unhappy Mesut Ozil will not be selected just because he has a huge salary.

Ozil is reportedly the highest-paid player in Arsenal history on a weekly salary of £350,000 ($433,000).

But the German World Cup winner has rarely justified that contract and is yet to play a minute of football for the Gunners since the season resumed after the coronavirus hiatus.

Arteta stressed a “tactical decision” had kept Ozil out until the FA Cup win at Sheffield United, when it was reported the 31-year-old was injured.

The former Real Madrid star, who arrived ...


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