Arsenal player Mesut Ozil was carjacked yesterday in a frightening armed ordeal.

German Arsenal Midfielder Ozil was jumped by an armed moped gang who attacked him as he drove through north London it has been reported.

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac defended his teammate with his bare hands against the armed carjacker.

Ozil had quickly jumped out of his Mercedes 4×4 and ran to a nearby restaurant to take cover from the attackers. Meanwhile Kolasinac, 26, jumped from the passenger seat to take on one of the attackers who was wearing a crash helmet and carrying a knife.

A witness of the attack near Golders Green Road, north London told MailOnline: ‘Ozil looked absolutely terrified, as anybody would after being chased by men with knives.’

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: ‘Police were called to Platts Lane, NW3, shortly before 17.00hrs on Thursday, 25 July to reports of an attempted robbery. ‘It was reported that suspects on motorbikes had attempted to rob a man who was driving a car. ‘The driver, along with his passenger, managed to get away unharmed and travelled to a restaurant in Golders Green, where they were spoken to by officers. There have been no arrests. Enquiries continue.’

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