Mesut Ozil produces superb assist and nutmeg against Watford

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Arsenal have been knocked out of the FA Cup by Watford but Mesut Ozil gave the home supporters at the Emirates Stadium something to smile about with two moments of pure quality.

The German playmaker produced an outrageous nutmeg on Nathan Ake and a glorious back-heel assist for Danny Welbeck towards the end of the match.

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The Gunners were expected to win today’s match but suffered yet another gut-wrenching defeat in what has been an awful few weeks for Arsene Wenger and his men.

Odion Ighalo put Watford ahead shortly after half-time before Adlene Guédioura doubled the visitors’ advantage with a rocket 13 minutes later. Danny Welbeck pulled a goal back in the 88th minute then missed a golden opportunity to equalise moments later as Arsenal, winners of the last two FA Cups, crashed out of the competition.

Video: Ozil's nutmeg on Nathan Ake

Video: Ozil's classy assist for Welbeck

Arsenal fans fear Ozil could leave

Arsenal fans are now concerned that they may struggle to keep Ozil at the Emirates.

The 27-year-old has been the club’s standout performer this season but, despite his best efforts, was unable to prevent his team from suffering another defeat this afternoon.

Next up for Arsenal: Barcelona away

In the last three weeks, Arsenal have lost to Barcelona, Manchester United, Swansea City and now Watford.

And things don’t get any easier for the under-fire Wenger, whose beleaguered team go head-to-head with Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday night.

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