The struggling Gunners have scored just two goals within the ir last seven Premier League matches and have slid to 15th in the table.
The German playmaker has played no part therein after he was axed from both of Arsenal’s 25-man squads for the highest flight and Europa League.
Ozil, the club’s highest-earner on £350,000-a-week, has publicly stated he won’t be forced out of The Emirates.
And he insists he will stay for the rest of his contract as he vowed to fight and check out to regain his first-team place.
Now Arteta has opened the door thereto possibility as he has the choice to re-register the 32-year-old in January.
The Gunners boss said before tonight’s game with Burnley: “He’s not within the squad immediately .
“I’m focusing just on the players we’ve here.
“But, whatever happens in January, we’ve a while to make a decision .”
Ozil has not kicked a ball for Arsenal since last season was suspended in March amid the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.
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