Mesut Ozil Tunnel Bust-Up Rumoured over Drug Test After Tottenham Match

Rob Blanchette@@_Rob_BFeatured ColumnistMay 1, 2017

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on April 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)
Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil "flew into a rage" and reportedly told club doctor Gary O'Driscoll to "f--k off" after being nominated to take a drugs test in the tunnel as the Gunners fell to a 2-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday.

According to James Olley of the Evening Standard, Ozil swore at O'Driscoll and "was seen throwing his arms up in the air" after being informed of his selection to take part in the test.

John Cross of the Mirror reported the Germany international was incensed at having been asked, with the player believing he has been forced to complete a post-match test too many times this season.

According to Cross, the player initially refused to take the test but complied after being threatened with a fine. Ozil is said to have kicked and damaged a door in "frustration" during the incident at White Hart Lane.

Ozil has stalled on a new deal to commit his future to the north London club, leaving his Gunners career in doubt, per Cross. The club have reportedly offered the attacker £280,000 a week to remain at the Emirates Stadium.

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