Mesut Ozil could be set for a rest from football over the forthcoming international break with Joachim Low reportedly ready to leave him out of the next Germany squad.
Kicker report that Low plans to experiment with his side in their next matches in order to assess some players and give others a much-needed break.
The reigning world champions face San Marino in a World Cup qualifier on November 11 before taking on Italy in an international friendly on November 15.
Low has already admitted he could freshen up his squad following their latest victory over Northern Ireland in October.
“I have the opportunity to bring other players to the games in November and the Confed Cup.It is quite conceivable that I have a break for some players,” he said.
Ozil is reportedly set to miss out altogether while Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller will face San Marino but not make the trip to Milan to face Italy.
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Germany currently top Group C with a 100% per cent record after three games and are yet to concede a goal after convincing wins over Norway, Czech Republic and Northern Ireland.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger welcomed the news in his post-match press conference ahead of Sunday’s clash with Spurs but said he did not know if Low had definitely decided to leave Ozil out.
“I got noise of that but I think it would be an intelligent decision and I would welcome the decision,” he said. “We’ll have to wait until he gives his selection out to see if he leaves him out.”
Ozil has featured in all three of his country’s World Cup qualifiers so far as well as making 13 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal this season.
Giving the 28-year-old a well-deserved break would be warmly welcomed by Arsenal particularly ahead of important games against Manchester United and PSG to come in November.