Two charged after security scare at Ozil’s home


Two men have been charged with public order offences following an incident outside Mesut Ozil’s home on Thursday night.

Ferhat Ercan, of Highgate, and Salaman Ekinci, of Tottenham, have been charged under section 4a of the Public Order Act and will appear at Highbury Magistrates’ Court on September 6.

The arrest of the two men resulted in Ozil and team-mate Sead Kolasinac being withdrawn from Arsenal’s opening Premier League match of the season against Newcastle on Sunday.

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The Gunners announced the decision on Friday, saying the duo will not play at St James’ Park due to “further security incidents being investigated by the police”.

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