UK police arrest two men for attacking Arsenal footballers Ozil and Kolasinac
The two men who attacked Arsenal footballers Ozil and Kolasinac have been arrested by police in UK .
The men, Ferhat Ercan,27, and Salaam Ekinci,27, were arrested on Thursday night after getting into an altercation with security staff patrolling Ozil’s north London home .
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They were charged under section 4a of the Public Order Act on Friday and will appear at Highbury Corner magistrates’ court next month.
Two men have been charged under Section 4a of the Public Order Act following an incident in Camden on Thursday. Ferhat Ercan, 27, and Salaman Ekinci, 27, were charged on August 9 following the incident and are due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court on September 6” the police said in a statement.
Arsenal said on Friday that Ozil and Kolasinac would not be part of the squad to face Newcastle United on Sunday.
Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will not be part of the squad for our opening match against Newcastle United following further security incidents which are being investigated by the police.
The welfare of our players and their families is always a top priority and we have taken this decision following discussion with the players and their representatives. We are liaising with the police and are providing the players and their families with ongoing support.
We look forward to welcoming the players back to the squad as soon as possible.