Unai Emery sends message to Mesut Ozil after Arsenal midfielder’s latest interview

first_img Comment Unai Emery sends message to Mesut Ozil after Arsenal midfielder’s latest interview Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil now has a chance of playing more for Arsenal (Getty Images)Unai Emery admits he’s been impressed with Mesut Ozil’s improvement in training in recent weeks and is adamant that the midfielder will feature for Arsenal in their upcoming run of fixtures.The 31-year-old has made just two appearances this season and has failed to make Emery’s matchday squad on seven occasions.Reports have claimed that Arsenal are looking to send Ozil out on loan in the January transfer window.But the midfielder has hit back at those suggestions and says he intends to see out his £350,000-a-week contract which expires in 2021.ADVERTISEMENTOzil also admitted in the same interview that he ‘does not see eye-to-eye on everything’ with Emery.AdvertisementAdvertisementBut now Emery says Ozil will be handed more playing time in the upcoming weeks. Emery says he has been pleased with Ozil’s performances in training (Getty Images)‘But the last two or three weeks he improved with us, and I think it’s good.‘I didn’t close the possibility of playing for him because I think and I want, if he’s okay, him to be ready and available, training with us and giving a good feeling to us in training every day.‘He can play, my idea is to use every player and he’s one of the squad who can help us.‘He has big skills and quality we will need in the next matches.‘I’m happy now how he is improving, how he is training every day.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAfter Arsenal’s win over Standard Liege in the Europa League earlier this month, Emery claimed that Ozil did not ‘deserve’ to be a substitute for that match.But the Arsenal manager admits his stance on Ozil has now changed.‘When I said that it’s because in that moment, maybe physically, maybe more rhythm, it depends each match what we need, other players were in front of him,’ said Emery.‘Now I’m telling you I am feeling better with him in training.‘And he’s another possibility in the squad now to help us.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Unai Emery previews Arsenal’s Monday night clash with Sheffield UnitedTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 14:53FullscreenUnai Emery previews Arsenal’s Monday night clash with Sheffield Unitedhttps://metro.co.uk/video/unai-emery-previews-arsenals-monday-night-clash-sheffield-united-2029340/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘With Mesut this year started with difficulty for him,’ said Emery.‘He worked well in pre-season, he played matches, but the problem [attempted carjacking incident] he had with Sead [Kolasinac] stopped him.‘Then after that problem he was sick for a week.‘Then he lot a lot of training, continuity and keeping his fitness.center_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 17 Oct 2019 3:38 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.4kShares Advertisement Advertisementlast_img