Photos: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski in training for Germany

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Arsenal's stars are in the squad for their two upcoming matches.

Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski were pictured in training for Germany ahead of their upcoming international matches.

Germany face Jurgen Klinsmann's USA this Wednesday in a friendly, before facing minnows Gibraltar in a Euro 2016 qualifier at the weekend.

It is a case of warming down at the end of the season with the friendly an irrelevance beyond pride, and the Gibraltar game one Germany are expected to win at ease.

Arsenal will be hoping Ozil stays injury free during the matches, and can rest before taking part in his first pre-season for the club.

He missed his first due to the fact he signed on deadline day with the 2013/14 campaign already underway, and last year his efforts in helping Germany win the World Cup meant a delayed start to his season.

A player who also suffered in that regard last year was Lukas Podolski, who never regained his place in the Arsenal side and was loaned out to Inter Milan.

His future is at a crossroads, but a strong performance particularly against USA may help Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger take notice, that he still has a role to play for the club next season.

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