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Arsenal players face off in brilliant game of footpool

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German pair Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker teamed up to face their Arsenal teammates Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny in a game of footpool.

It was Germany vs. France at the Gunners' training ground and the competitive side of the players soon came out in this battle of two European giants. 

Mertesacker, in particular, produced some lovely footwork, Ozil, unsurprisingly, was the king of assists and there were trick shots galore in this highly entertaining video. (scroll down the page and watch the video to see who won)

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Arsenal players seemed in a relaxed mood and they had every right to be given their current position in the Premier League. 

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The Gunners are second, two points behind leaders Leicester City, and looked in good shape against bottom of the table Aston Villa.

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Although, tougher tests await the north London outfit, and they do not get much more difficult than a game against Manchester City. 

BIG CHALLENGE

Manuel Pellegrini and his side travel to London on Monday for a game that could have a huge bearing on the outcome of the Premier League title race. 

Since losing Francis Coquelin, Arsenal have dealt quite well, picking up seven points from a possible nine. 

However, there are worries as to whether Aaron Ramsey has the defensive discipline to occupy the role on a regular basis.

Frank Lampard echoed those concerns on Monday Night Football and the game against City will be a real test of his credentials in the central position.

If he is not at his best, the Etihad outfit have a squad capable of punishing that weakness.

Arsenal fans, can Aaron Ramsey occupy the position in central midfield? Let us know what you think by leaving a comment

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