Arsenal manager Unai Emery reveals details of key talks with Mesut Ozil

first_imgMesut Ozil could captain Arsenal against Liverpool with Granit Xhaka set to be left in London  (Picture: Getty)‘That conversation this morning was because I wanted to listen about how he was thinking now to help us tomorrow,’ said Emery at his pre-match press conference.‘It was a very good conversation. Tomorrow he is in the group.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‘We need his quality, his skill. We need his consistency. We need his positive mentality. Then we need him to help us on the pitch.‘I want now like in the pre-season, like a month ago, for him to help us on the pitch.’Asked if Ozil would wear the armband in the absence of Granit Xhaka, Emery added: ‘It depends.. He could be yes.’Who will leave Arsenal first?Mesut Ozil0% Unai Emery0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Unai Emery reveals Granit Xhaka is ‘devastated’ after clashing with Arsenal fansMORE: Emmanuel Petit calls on Unai Emery to remove Granit Xhaka as Arsenal captain after Crystal Palace outburst Advertisement Arsenal manager Unai Emery reveals details of key talks with Mesut Ozil Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 29 Oct 2019 2:11 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Comment Advertisement Mesut Ozil is set to make his Arsenal comeback against Liverpool on Wednesday (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery is set to hand Mesut Ozil the chance to salvage his Arsenal career with the former Real Madrid star in line to captain his side against Liverpool at Anfield tomorrow.Ozil has made just two appearances this season and hasn’t featured since the Carabao Cup third round win over Nottingham Forest at the end of September.The 31-year-old hasn’t been included in any of the last six matchday squads and was last week spotted in tense talks with Emery at the club’s training ground ahead of the Europa League match against Vitoria.Ahead of Sunday’s match against Crystal Palace, Emery claimed the decision to freeze Ozil out was part of a coherent club strategy which the likes of technical director Edu and head of football Raul Sanhllehi were both on board with.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTWith Arsenal’s form having nosedived spectacularly in recent weeks, Emery now looks set to bring Ozil back in from the cold having conceded a team short on creativity is missing the World Cup winner’s influence.last_img

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