Ozil has denied that his disallowed goal against Bayern Munich was deliberate hand ball according to the Daily Mail.
The report goes onto state that ‘Ozil has told team-mates that he did not mean to play the ball with his hand, and that any contact with his arm was accidental.’
Arsenal were crushed 5-1 by Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring on 10 minutes. Muller doubled the home sides lead on 29 minutes and Alaba gave Bayern a comfortable 3-0 lead going into the half time break.
Second half substitute Arjen Robben scored the fourth soon after the interval. Olivier Giroud gave Arsenal a glimmer of hope when he pulled one back on 69 minutes but Muller rubbed more salt in the wounds when he scored Bayern’s fifth.
The defeat saw Arsenal drop into last place in the group and will have to beat Olympiakos in Greece if they are to stand any chance of progressing to the next stage.