Mesut Özil Unveiled By Arsenal (PICTURES)

Mesut Özil trained with his Arsenal teammates for the first time since his move from Real Madrid.

The Gunners smashed their transfer record to sign Özil for £42.5 million on deadline day, and the 24-year-old German finally got to work on Thursday.

Özil posed for a picture with international colleagues Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski before training at Arsenal's Colney base.

Podolski, Özil and Mertesacker at Colney

The former Werder Bremen forward featured in Germany's 3-0 victories against Austria and the Faroe Islands during the international fixtures, scoring in the latter game.

Özil was all smiles in training

Özil is expected to make his debut at Sunderland on Saturday.

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