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The 25-year-old midfielder has made 157 appearances over the past five seasons for the German giants, helping them to a Bundesliga title and a DFB-Pokal

A few early-season narratives got ripped to shreds at Villa Park, as Mesut Ozil showed his class, Arsenal displayed their steel, and Aston Villa’s stout defence was breached three times in a devastating spell of 200 seconds.

For the second time in two matches, Danny Welbeck illustrated why his finishing is considered below par for a top forward by failing to convert a one-on-one with a goalkeeper

Losing 2-0 in Westfalia, Carlo Ancelotti’s team still advances with a 3-2 (aggregate) win, but with an error-prone defence and a midfield incapable of slowing down the quicker Germans, the Merengues looked more like survivors than victors

The Poland striker’s mooted move to the European champion appeared to move a step closer last week when the player confirmed he expected to complete a transfer to ‘my dream club’ this northern summer