Lineker angers Arsenal fans by suggesting Ozil should be banned

Arsenal ace was booked during the club's win over Norwich City.

Arsenal attacker Mesut Ozil is still looking to beat Thierry Henry's Premier League assist record, and has just two games left to provide the three he needs to outdo the Frenchman.

If former player and pundit Gary Lineker has his way, Ozil would not have a chance to do so, suggesting that for the sake of consistency the German should be banned.

Ozil was booked late on in the 1-0 win over Norwich City for a high boot, and when being spoken to by the referee, turned his back and simply walked away.

Lineker, commenting via Twitter, suggested that in the name of respect, Ozil should face similar sanctions to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy.


Vardy was given an extra game's ban after gesturing angrily at the referee after being sent off for two bookings against West Ham.

Lineker, it should be noted, is a Leicester fan who even used to play for the club, and while Ozil did not cover himself in glory, fans were not happy with the Match of the Day host's suggestion of FA action.

Here is a look at the replies to Lineker's tweet...

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