Perhaps because he was on the back of the Sunday Sun, predicting an end to Man United’s season, or because he is so revered by Arsenal fans, Mesut Ozil was the butt of many jokes after the Gunners’ 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford.

Arsenal’s record signing failed to make an impact on the Premier League clash, barely involved at all at Old Trafford with the likes of Chris Smalling and Phil Jones often winning challenges against the German playmaker.