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Arsenal blow: Mesut Ozil set to miss West Ham United clash due to illness

Arsenal are set to be without Mesut Ozil for their Premier League clash with West Ham United, according to the Daily Mail.

The German missed training on Friday due to the illness and is now unexpected to feature this afternoon.

Aaron Ramsey is the player set to replace Ozil in Unai Emery’s line-up.

Mesut Ozil illness vs West Ham United

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Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks dejeted following the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Following a disappointing start to the new season, Arsenal have been dealt another blow.

Mesut Ozil is set to miss their game against West Ham United due to illness.

Unai Emery has seen his side lose to both Manchester City and Chelsea, leaving the Gunners languishing in the league’s bottom half.

The 29-year-old missed training on Friday and is now set to sit on the sidelines for the London derby.

Aaron Ramsey to replace Mesut Ozil

BEIJING, CHINA – JULY 21: Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey fight for the ball during a training session at Birds Nest on July 21, 2017 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Yifan Ding/Getty Images)

Despite his ongoing contract situation, Aaron Ramsey is the players expected to replace Ozil.

The 27-year-old was dropped to the bench at Stamford Bridge.

Unai Emery has shown a discontent at Ramsey’s contract situation, telling the player:

“I spoke with him last week.

“I said: I want you focused only on training and only on the match, you show us the capacity to help the team.

“The contract is another thing for his agent and the club but we want and I need his focus only on training, only on the match and on his performance each day.”

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