Second man admits attempting to rob Arsenal players

A second man has admitted trying to rob Premier League stars Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil of their watches in a moped ambush.

Jordan Northover, 26, pleaded guilty to trying to steal the expensive items from the Arsenal footballers in Platts Lane, in Hampstead, north-west London, on July 25, Harrow Crown Court heard.

Ashley Smith, 30, has already admitted his role in the attempted raid against close friends Ozil, 31, and Kolasinac, 26.

CCTV footage spread widely on social media showed burly Bosnian defender Kolasinac, nicknamed The Tank, chasing off the two moped attackers who were wearing helmets and dark clothing.

The club’s £350,000-a-week Germany midfielder Ozil can be seen in his black Mercedes G class jeep before he reportedly took refuge in a Turkish restaurant.

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