ARSENAL outcast Mesut Ozil has brutally hit back at Piers Morgan on Twitter.

The midfielder responded to the presenter’s claims that he was overpaid and not backed by fans.

Mesut Ozil has been frozen out of Arsenal's squad

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Mesut Ozil has been frozen out of Arsenal’s squadCredit: Getty Images – Getty

The war of words started after Ozil posted a picture of himself in front of thousands of fans at the Emirates.

He added the caption: “The feeling of having fans behind you… #grateful #bestfans #hardtimes.”

The Good Morning Britain presenter, who is an Arsenal fan, was quick to respond to the 32-year-old.

He wrote: “Real Arsenal fans aren’t behind you.

“You’re our Paul Pogba – massively overpaid, massively under-performing & shockingly overinflated sense of your own importance. #truth.”

And Ozil, who earns £350,000-per-week at the Emirates, hit back at the 55-year-old.

He wrote: “Piers, buddy, are you still bitter from the other day? It seems like you’re not a big fan of World Champions.

“I wish you would see as good as you hear things.”

Piers Morgan compared Mesut Ozil to Manchester United star Paul Pogba

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Piers Morgan compared Mesut Ozil to Manchester United star Paul PogbaCredit: Rex Features

Ozil has been frozen out of Arsenal’s squad by manager Mikel Arteta.

The midfielder has not featured for the North London club since March 7 and was omitted from squads registered for the Premier League and Europa League.

But Freddie Ljungberg has insisted he is one of the best players in the world at picking out a pass.

And Jack Wilshere has claimed Ozil is the man to get the Arsenal striker firing again.

Manchester United midfielder Pogba’s future was called into further question on Monday when agent Mino Raiola says his Old Trafford career was ‘over’.

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