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The Arsenal midfielder did not train with the team yesterday and will be treating “a minor knee inflammation” but said he would be back in training today

The Arsenal midfielder did not train with the team yesterday and will be treating “a minor knee inflammation” but said he would be back in training today

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The Arsenal midfielder did not train with the team yesterday and will be treating “a minor knee inflammation” but said he would be back in training today

Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil is nursing a knee injury but should be fit for their Euro 2016 qualifiers against Poland on Friday and Scotland next week, Germany assistant coach Thomas Schneider said yesterday.

The Arsenal midfielder did not train with the team yesterday and will be treating "a minor knee inflammation" but said he would be back in training today.

"Mesut has knee problems," Schneider revealed. "A minor inflammation. He will not be training today but will exclusively be treated for the injury.There is no prognosis yet from me but I am confident we will get him ready."

 

Irish Independent