Podolski defended Özil: He is not an asshole

Lukas Podolski has his former national team colleagues Mesut put Özil in protection. "He is a good character - he is not an asshole. He doesn't do Interviews

Podolski defended Özil: He is not an asshole

Lukas Podolski has his former national team colleagues Mesut put Özil in protection. "He is a good character - he is not an asshole. He doesn't do Interviews in which he talks bad about his teammates or Arsenal, and it is a pity that we have this Situation because everyone loses. Özil sits in the stands, Arsenal paid for him, and there is no winner," said the former Bundesliga professional soccer player in the Online magazine "The Athletic".

Özil plays under Coach Mikel Arteta at Arsenal no longer. The Premier League Club would make the 31-Year-old happy. However, Özil is not an Option. "I'll decide when I go, not other people. My Position is clear, I'll stay here until the last day of our agreement," said Özil least in the case of "The Athletic".

The four years older Podolski himself wants to play two or three years, he was with his current Turkish Club Antalyaspor "happy". After that, he wanted to devote himself to his business activities and as a football Fan through the stages travel. "I know all the Cologne-songs, good and bad. You only live once and I want to enjoy it,“ said the father of two, of when 1. FC Cologne was great, and in his favorite club enjoys cult status.

Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 07:19

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