'You’re our Paul Pogba': Arsenal fan Piers Morgan gets involved in war of words with Mesut Ozil

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Dec 11, 2020, 07:42 PM(IST)

Piers Morgan vs Mesut Ozil Photograph:( AFP )

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He captioned a photo of him in front of fans at the Emirates: “The feeling of having fans behind you… #grateful #bestfans #hardtimes.”

 

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil was left out from club's 25-man Premier League squad for the first half of the 2020/21 season. Despite that, the German player has been active on social media supporting his club, fans and other players. 

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Mikel Arteta's Arsenal has been struggling in the league this season due to which the many fans have backed the Gunner. '#FreeOzil' trended on social media. Recently, the German showed his thanks for those supporting him on Twitter on Monday.

He captioned a photo of him in front of fans at the Emirates: “The feeling of having fans behind you… #grateful #bestfans #hardtimes.”

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This post did not go down well with Piers Morgan, who himself is an Arsenal fan. He took to Twitter and said: “Real Arsenal fans aren’t behind you. You’re our Paul Pogba – massively overpaid, massively under-performing & shockingly overinflated sense of your own importance. #truth.”

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Arsenal has been paying a whopping £350,000-per-week to Mesut Ozil amid his poor form and pandemic. 

Ozil hit back at Morgan and replied: “Piers, buddy, are you still bitter from the other day? It seems like you’re not a big fan of World Champions.

“I wish you would see as good as you hear things.”

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