The Gunners’ posted a tweet on their official twitter account confirming the news shortly before kick-off.
Arsenal went on to secure a 2-2 draw with Manchester City and can move into second place if Tottenham lose to Newcastle on the final day of the season.
The news came as a shock to Arsenal fans who took to social media to vent their frustrations. Following the game we took to Twitter to gauge the reaction from fans.
Ozil has enjoyed an impressive season for the Gunners this season so far.
Germany international has recorded 18 assists and with two games to go still has a chance of equalling the Premier League record of 20 set by Thierry Henry.
Arsenal take on – an already relegated – Aston Villa on the final game of the season.