With Laurent Koscielny out long-term with an Achilles injury and experienced goalkeeper Petr Cech likely to be back-up to new signing Bernd Leno, Ozil is one of the most senior players in the side.
Mesut Ozil looked set to be handed a captain's role this season after he shrugged off his tempestuous row with German authorities to fire Arsenal to a 5-1 friendly win over Paris Saint-Germain.
"I was happy because I knew I could play with him".
"It's not closed yet".
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The 6.4 magnitude quake struck the island next to Bali early on Sunday morning, around 6:47am local time (8:47am AEST). The Lombok quake struck at 6:47 am and was only 7 km, a shallow depth that would have amplified its effect.
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At least 10 people have been killed and dozens injured after a 6.4-magnitude quake on a popular tourist island in Indonesia . Nurses tend to those injured in the quake which has left at least three people dead.
"We are almost finished, but like I am telling you, one is Koscielny but he's injured". I will tell you once it's done.
Ozil, who captained the Gunners, has had a hard couple of months that culminated in him retiring from global football last week after growing exhausted of perceived mistreatment from the German Football Federation (DFB).
The German has endured a hard summer, retiring from global football following Germany's early exit from the World Cup.
Despite recent turbulence on the global stage, Ozil's career with Arsenal appears to be as positive as ever.
"We want to give him the best position where he feels good on the pitch", Emery said. "He started today at No. 10", he said.
After a hard summer Mesut Ozil was finally back in the headlines for the right reasons, when he put Arsenal ahead from close range in the 13th minute. We want to find with their quality, with their good positioning. It was the first match for Mesut, Iwobi and Elneny.