Mesut Özil's knee injury not considered serious, should be ready to face Norwich

Jamie McDonald

You can breath a sigh of relief Arsenal fans, Mesut Özil's knee injury picked up Tuesday is not a serious one.

When Mesut Özil limped off during Germany's 5-3 comeback victory over Sweden on Tuesday, Arsenal fans across the globe were hit within a sudden wave of fear and nausea. Considering the German's positive impact on the Gunners, it was a completely understandable reaction.

Fortunately it appears that the knock Özil picked up to his knee is considered minor and according to The Telegraph, reports out of Germany say that the FA had no concerns about his health before he traveled back to England. Özil will of course be checked out by Arsenal's doctors when he gets back to London but all signs point to him being available for the Gunners match on Saturday against Norwich City.

Worst case Arsenal could hold Özil back this weekend to make sure he's fully ready for their Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund next week.

You can start breathing against Arsenal fans.

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