Photo: Arsenal star Mesut Ozil celebrates Eid with friends

The Arsenal star celebrates the Feast of Sacrifice with his fellow Muslims around the world

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil and his friends Photo: Mesut Ozil/Instagram

Mesut Ozil took time out of his training schedule to celebrate Eid al-Adha with his friends on Thursday evening.

The Arsenal midfielder was an unused substitute in their 2-1 victory over north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup third round at White Hart Lane last night.

Ozil is reportedly set to sign a new deal with the Gunners in the coming weeks, although his agent confirmed Fenerbahce’s interest in the Germany international earlier on Wednesday.

But the 26-year-old was more concerned with celebrating with his fellow Muslims this afternoon after he took to Instagram to wish his follows, ‘Eid Mubarak’.

Ozil wrote on the photo-sharing app: “Eid Mubarak to all Muslims around the world”

The Arsenal club-record signing has made two assists in the Premier League this season.

However, Ozil is still waiting to open his top-flight account for the campaign.

MORE: Read the latest Arsenal player tweets

The FA Cup winners make the trip to Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

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