Arsenal released a tweet on their official twitter account stating that the 27-year-old was left back in London due.
The gunners could of done with Ozil’s creative powers as they struggled to unlock Stoke City’s defence.
The 27-year-old has provided 16 assists and has found the back of the net twice in 26 appearances for the Gunners this season.
Arsenal moved back into pole position in the Premier League following their draw today. The North London based side are level on points with Leicester City and one point ahead of Manchester City.
Ozil recently won the Germany National Team Player for the Year 2015. The 27-year-old won the fan vote and the results were published on the German FA’s official website.
Arsenal take on last seasons champions Chelsea next weekend as they look to extend their lead at the top of the table.