Confirming the attack on the player, Arsenal released a statement saying:
“We have been in contact with both players and they are fine.”
Police spokesman while reacting to the attack noted that it was a robbery attack on the players.
What he said:
“It was reported that suspects on motorbikes had attempted to rob a man who was driving a car.
“The driver, along with his passenger, managed to get away unharmed and traveled to a restaurant in Golders Green, where they were spoken to by officers.”
There have been no arrests so far.
Watch the video of the attack below:
Mesut Ozil is attacked by knife-wielding moped thugs in Londonpic.twitter.com/qNSl1j4NYg
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