Unai Emery praises Mesut Ozil performance but won’t commit to starting him against Spurs

first_imgUnai Emery praises Mesut Ozil performance but won’t commit to starting him against Spurs Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 27 Feb 2019 10:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link939Shares Advertisement Ozil bounced the ball into the floor and over Artur Boruc in the fourth minute (Picture: Getty)Asked if Ozil is now undroppable going into the derby, Emery explained: ‘I am going to watch this match for analysis and I am going to watch Tottenham. After I will decide my game plan against them.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We need every player and every player on the bench and we need big commitment from every player. If we can play with a big performance I want every player to help us.’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 CityOn Ozil’s return to form, Emery added to the BBC: ‘I think he is happier with us. I am now also very proud of our players. He helped us with his quality.’Asked about his side’s performance as a whole, he continued: ‘It’s a good performance, we can be proud of every player. Emery ‘proud of every player’ following Arsenal’s win over BournemouthTo 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 8:10FullscreenEmery ‘proud of every player’ following Arsenal’s win over Bournemouthhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-proud-player-following-arsenals-win-bournemouth-1872720/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. Advertisement The German was sensational against Bournemouth but may not start at Wembley (Picture: Getty)Arsenal boss Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil has not made himself undroppable ahead of the north London derby despite an excellent performance against Bournemouth.The German playmaker opened the scoring at the Emirates on Wednesday evening with his now trademark ‘bounce’ finish and assisted Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s goal shortly afterwards as the Gunners ran out 5-1 winners.Although Ozil appears to be back to his best, Emery is believed to be wary of using him in more physical and intense matches, and he is yet to decide if the 30-year-old will start against Spurs. Ozil showed plenty of class and creativity in the 5-1 victory (Picture: Getty)‘Here are the Emirates we want to show a complete match with one good result and three points. Today we did that, but it is three points – like Saturday.‘Now we are happy. We are playing with different players in different matches and the performances are going well.’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 Arsenallast_img

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