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Advertisement We back! ðð¥ Introducing your lineup for tonight’s game…#MCIARS— Arsenal (@Arsenal) June 17, 2020Ozil featured in Arsenal’s 3-2 friendly defeat to Brentford but it’s unclear if he made the trip up north. AdvertisementAdvertisementThe early suggestion is that the German is not injured and that he’s been left out after failing to warrant a starting spot.The former Real Madrid ace has featured in all of Arsenal’s last ten matches and he’s hopeful of seeing out his deal at the Emirates, which lasts until 2022.Ozil had looked likely to leave had Emery remained in charge as the Spaniard dropped the midfielder almost entirely from his squad.MORE: Raheem Sterling vows to bring about change through Black Lives Matter movement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 17 Jun 2020 7:24 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link792Shares Mesut Ozil left out of Arsenal’s squad to face Manchester City Comment BURNLEY, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 2, 2020 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Visionhaus)Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil was a notable absentee as Mikel Arteta’s side arrived at the Etihad for their clash against Manchester City.The German has been a first team regular under the Spaniard since Unai Emery’s departure and the midfielder’s featured in training throughout this week.However, he was not in the squad that arrived in the north-west as Arteta made a number of changes to his side.Kieran Tierney is the most significant change as the Scot makes his first league start since December.ADVERTISEMENTBuyako Saka appears to be given a more advanced role after playing at left-back earlier on in the campaign and Alexandre Lacazette is on the bench in favour of Eddie Nketiah. Advertisement
Arsenal head into the international break in fifth place, with just one defeat from their first four matches.Tottenham are two points behind their hated rivals and have won only once in their opening four fixtures.Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been frustrated by the decision to allow European clubs to buy players after the Premier League transfer deadline.His Denmark playmaker Eriksen has been keen to leave, creating an unsettling effect for the rest of the squad.But with the European deadline looming on Monday, Pochettino hopes Tottenham will be more unified once Eriksen’s future is settled.“In the first half it was a great 45 minutes and I was a little bit ashamed to concede before half-time,” Pochettino said.“We have massive quality and from tomorrow we will all be on the same page. With Christian Eriksen we have to wait but it shows it was the right decision to play him.“He showed a great performance and helped the team to get a point here.“I am optimistic and happy to work with the squad and try to fight for big things for the club.“It is about drawing a strong line for the future. It’s importantShare on: WhatsApp Emery Arsenal Tottenham London, United Kingdom | AFP | Unai Emery saluted Arsenal’s fighting spirit after they hit back from two goals down to salvage a pulsating 2-2 draw against Tottenham in Sunday’s north London derby.Emery’s side were in danger of a damaging defeat after goals from Christian Eriksen and Harry Kane put Tottenham in control by the 40th minute at the Emirates Stadium.But Alexandre Lacazette reduced the deficit just before half-time and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed Arsenal’s equaliser after the interval.“I’m pretty proud of our work. We played with our heart, sometimes more than our head. We need the balance,” Emery said.“We need to be clearer in our mind. We made some mistakes in the first half.“The fans pushed us and helped us. The first goal for us was the key.“We deserved to win over the 90 minutes. The match was amazing for everyone watching.”
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