Unai Emery set to tell Arsenal board to sell Mesut Ozil after Europa League final defeat to Chelsea

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Unai Emery reportedly wants Arsenal to sell Mesut Ozil (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery will tell Arsenal to sell Mesut Ozil this summer in imminent talks with club chiefs, reports say.German playmaker Ozil signed a new, lucrative deal with the Gunners last year but is being heavily linked with a summer departure as Emery looks to revamp his squad.The Spanish manager wants to bring a number of new signings to the Emirates but will only have a transfer budget of around £40m after Arsenal failed to win the Europa League.That figure could increase with player sales, however, and Emery has identified Ozil as the first player to go.ADVERTISEMENTMore: 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 CityAccording to the Daily Star, Emery will tell the Arsenal board to offload former Real Madrid star Ozil in talks scheduled to take place next week.AdvertisementAdvertisementIt is claimed his response to being substituted in the Europa League final was the final straw, with fans criticising his reaction both leaving the field and while on the bench.Ozil played 80 minutes of the match against Chelsea in Baku but could not prevent the Gunners from suffering an emphatic and damaging defeat.Speaking after the 4-1 thrashing, Emery said: ‘Chelsea deserved to win. We got to the box with good options and chances to score but the first goal changed the game. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSunday 2 Jun 2019 8:10 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link189Shares Unai Emery set to tell Arsenal board to sell Mesut Ozil after Europa League final defeat to Chelsea Arsenal lost to Chelsea in the Europa League final (Picture: Getty) Emery reacts to Arsenal’s 4-1 loss to Chelsea in Europa League finalTo 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 9:05FullscreenEmery reacts to Arsenal’s 4-1 loss to Chelsea in Europa League finalhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-reacts-arsenals-4-1-loss-chelsea-europa-league-final-1935292/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.‘We are in one process and we need to be strong in our way. The idea at the start (of the season) was to get more competitive as a team, get closer to the other teams, and we did that.‘It is not enough yet, but next season we have to continue in our mind.‘I don’t know about transfers for next year but the club is working. We have a lot of players with the possibility to improve – a lot of young players.’Emery will already have to cope with the absence of Aaron Ramsey, Danny Welbeck and Petr Cech next season after they all left the club following the Chelsea defeat.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moveslast_img

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