first_imgOzil is set to play this weekend (Picture: Getty)Mesut Ozil is back training with Arsenal ahead of their Premier League showdown with Liverpool this weekend.The German is yet to feature for Arsenal this season after concerns about his safety following a failed carjacking last month.Sead Kolasinac was also involved, but did come on as a substitute for Arsenal in their 2-1 win over Burnley last weekend.Ozil missed the game through illness, but is on track to return to the squad in time for Arsenal’s visit to Anfield.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Mesut Ozil trains ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Liverpool Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 21 Aug 2019 6:50 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link902Shares Kolasinac is also pushing to return to the starting line-up (Picture: Getty)Arsenal fans will be hoping Ceballos keeps his place after his man-of-the-match performance against Burnley and that Nicolas Pepe will be given his first start by Emery.Pepe has twice come off the bench for Arsenal, but Emery may be tempted to unleash the £72million signing on Liverpool’s defence.And Jamie Carragher believes Arsenal’s attack is capable of exploiting the high defensive line Liverpool have been deploying so far this season. Ozil was the victim of a failed carjacking last month (Picture: Getty)‘Considering they won 4-1, it’s a big thing to say I suppose, but the quality Arsenal have, if Liverpool get caught in those positions and don’t run back, they’re going to have major problems within that game.‘You think about on the counter-attack as well, Liverpool playing higher up on the pitch on Saturday.‘And listen of course Liverpool are going to cause big problems the other way, I have no doubt about that, but the chances, the shots on goal that they’re allowing at this moment, better quality teams, better quality strikers, are going to make Liverpool pay.’MORE: Joe Willock reavels how Dani Ceballos has impressed Arsenal squad in trainingMore: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movescenter_img Comment Ozil is yet to play this season (Picture: Getty)The playmaker was pictured in training on Tuesday and his return will be a boost for Unai Emery and his players.AdvertisementAdvertisementDani Ceballos has impressed in Ozil’s absence and Arsenal are yet to drop a point in their first two Premier League games this season.Liverpool too have a 100 per cent record and the winner of the contest will go top of the league table. Arsenal play Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday (Picture: Getty)He said: ‘Well that’s what you think, you think [Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang, [Alexandre] Lacazette, Pepe maybe coming on also.‘When I say Liverpool have got away with it, the quality they’ve played against hasn’t been top class.‘I said after the Norwich game, if they were playing a top team they may not have won.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Advertisementlast_img

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