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Arsenal Manager Unai Emery has left out star midfielder Mesut Ozil from his squad to face Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday’s London derby.

The former German international is reported to have suffered a back spasm in training.

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Ozil and Emery have reportedly been at loggerheads over the midfielder’s failure to work on his defensive duties.

The German was also left out of the starting line-up that faced Bournemouth last weekend.