Examining Ozil’s illness and Owen’s injuries

Gab Marcotti and Alyson Rudd break down some complex issues on this Bank Holiday Monday edition of The Game.

Arsenal secure their first win under Unai Emery but Mesut Ozil is missing from the squad against West Ham through illness. With rumours of a training ground bust-up denied, are people too quick to rush to judgment on Ozil?

With Michael Owen’s revealing interview on BT Sport highlighting the impact that injuries had on his mindset, the panel debate how the clubs and physios working with Owen failed to notice his change in approach.

Jonathan Northcroft joins us to try and determine whether Roman Abramovich is ready to sell Chelsea. Plus did Willy Bolly have a moral obligation to admit to handling the ball into the net against Manchester City? And have Wolves offered up the blueprint for how to play against the champions?