Brighton vs Arsenal CONFIRMED team news: Mikel Arteta rings the changes – but still no start for Mesut Ozil

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has made five changes as the Gunners look to bounce back against Brighton on Saturday – but Mesut Ozil remains omitted from the starting XI. talkSPORT brings you live commentary from the Amex at 3pm as one of four exclusive commentaries today. Getty Ozil is back in the Arsenal squad for the Brighton clash And while the Gunners will be keen to respond to their 3-0 defeat at Man City on Wednesday night, they face a Seagulls side looking for their first Premier League win in 2020. David Luiz is suspended and Pablo Mari and Granit Xhaka are both injured, while Eddie Nketiah and Kieran Tierney also make way. Arteta has brought in Rob Holding, Sead Kolasinac, Dani Ceballos, Nicolas Pepe, and Alexandre Lacazette. Ozil does return to the Gunners squad after being left out entirely on Wednesday night – but he still only makes the bench. talkSPORT host Adrian Durham has accused the German midfielder of disrupting Arteta following a tweet on Thursday. “He sent a tweet out [on Thursday] trying to tell the fans how much he loves Arsenal. It was him holding the badge while playing for the Gunners,” Durham explained. “That tweet is designed to undermine the manager who said he left him out for tactical reasons. “Now whether you agree with Arteta or not [regarding that decision], Mesut Ozil is disrupting Mikel Arteta there. “He’s making life difficult for him, he’s done it with other managers in the past, he’s now doing it with Arteta, and it just can’t go on.” Getty Images – Getty Ozil was left out of the Arsenal squad on Wednesday Confirmed team news Brighton: Ryan, Webster, Dunk, Burn, Schelotto, Propper, Mooy, Bissouma, Gross, Trossard, Maupay. Subs: Button, Lamptey, Duffy, Stephens, Mac Allister, Murrary, March, Montoya, Connolly. Arsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Holding, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Ceballos, Guendouzi, Saka, Pepe, Aubameyang, Lacazette. Subs: Martinez, Tierney, Ozil, Maitland-Niles, Nelson, Willock, Nketiah, Martinelli, Medley.,

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