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Mesut Ozil's "unhealthy" Arsenal problem for Mikel Arteta identified by Martin Keown

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Martin Keown says Mesut Ozil's ongoing standoff with Arsenal has created an "unhealthy" culture at the club, just as Mikel Arteta is looking to make progress.

Ozil remains on Arsenal's books earning £350,000-a-week despite not kicking a ball for the club since March. He has now seen numerous routes out of north London blocked following the closure of the transfer window around Europe, while his offer to pay the wages of Gunners employee Jerry Quy - the man behind mascot Gunnersaurus - has not gone down well with club insiders.

Former Arsenal defender Keown says it is high time that the German and the club parted ways, with his presence now becoming an ongoing distraction. “One assumes that Arteta would’ve given him an opportunity and

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