Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil shares Instagram snap with Marcelo after pre-season clash

Arsenal’s 2019 summer pre-season tour of the United States ended in defeat.

But still, it was a glorious and dramatic game against Real Madrid that had four goals, two red cards and, finally, a penalty shootout that saw the Gunners leave Washington DC defeated.

It was hardly your stereotypical friendly fixture.

Apart from it being a clash of two big players in European football and a complete anomaly in the context of pre-season friendlies, it was also a reunion of sorts for some of the players.

Mesut Ozil faced his former club almost six years after he left the Bernabeu.

And the 30-year-old midfielder quickly took to Instagram to share a picture with his ex-teammate, Marcelo.

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It was good to see you bro @marcelotwelve 😘 Thank You once again to all our supporters in the USA 🇺🇸⚽ #backtoLondon #M1Ö #YaGunnersYa

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Ozil captioned it as “It was good to see you, bro” and then proceeded to thank all the supporters in the United States.

Both players played a part in the big clash even though neither made it onto the score sheet.

Ozil appears to be in good spirits moving into the new season, so could a period of revival be looming on the horizon?

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