Picture: 30-year-old star joins Arsenal squad training ahead of Lisbon home clash

The Gunners are now finishing up their preparations ahead of their clash with Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League at the Emirates stadium.

Unai Emery’s men were on an 11-game winning streak before that run came to an end in a dramatic 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace which saw them concede two penalty kicks at Selhurst Park.

The Gunners returned to form by winning 2-1 against Blackpool in the League Cup last week but they had to settle for another draw on Saturday in a showdown with Liverpool in the Premier League.

Featuring in that game was Mesut Ozil who has sometimes received praises for his performances even though he was one of the most criticized players from last season.

The 30-year-old might not be named in the starting line-up for the upcoming clash with Sporting Lisbon on Thursday.

However, Ozil was included in training at London Colney anyway on Wednesday and here was a snapshot of him training…

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