Finally the Gunners were able to witness Mesut Ozil don the Arsenal jersey as Santi Cazorla’s final minute ankle injury ensured the German’s involvement. Arsenal won the match 3-1 thanks to two spectacular second half goals from Aaron Ramsey and the opening goal from Olivier Giroud which was set up by the very own Mesut Ozil with a spectacular first touch and a first time low ball across the penalty box.
The injury updates:
Talking to the press after the game, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the 28-year-old midfielder will be out of action until the middle of October.
“Cazorla has an ankle problem,” the Frenchman said. “He will be out for a few weeks as well. I don’t think he will play before the next international break.”
Also talking about Giroud, Wenger admitted that he is an important member of the team and is Worried that the French International will Join Cazorla on the injuried list.
“That’s my worry (that Giroud is injured),” he added. “We are very thin at the moment. It’s a knee problem. He is the player at the moment who we cannot lose.”
This was Giroud’s Tweet after the game
My knee is ok don't worry! Thanks for your support!