Arsenal management believes Mesut Ozil has downed tools.
Arsenal players are actively trying to find a January buyer for Ozil amid growing concerns over his motivation.
A number of the attacker’s team-mates are convinced Ozil’s days at the Emirates Stadium are numbered and that it is inevitable he will not extend his contract.
Arsenal staff are growing increasingly worried at the Germany star’s lack of application so far this season as he runs down the remaining eight months of his contract.
Sources claim his effort in training has dropped significantly in recent months; the dip even been noticed by players.