Arsenal will not be traveling to Germany with their star player MesutOzil as per reports. The player is being rested for their Eintracht Frankfurt tie on Thursday despite playing only 71 minutes so far. The coach Unai Emery has come out to defend the choice of leaving out the former Real Madrid man.
Emery said he wants the midfielder to rest as his rotation plans come into effect. He said defender SokratisPapastathopoulos and Ozil will be rested for this game as he plans with 11 plans and rotates his squad of 19 fit players. The coach expects Ozil to feature in Aston Villa game as he would be physically and emotionally ready.