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Ozil opens up on ‘hard time’ under Emery at Arsenal

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Mesut Ozil insists he will stay at Arsenal for the rest of this season and has hailed the impact of Mikel Arteta after he experienced a “hart time” under Unai Emery.

The playmaker suggested the former club captain has a better connection with the Arsenal players and that he feels rejuvenated under the Spaniard.

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Ozil whose £350,000-a-week contract ends at the end of next season has been linked with a move to Fenerbahce but insisted he is going nowhere.

He told the Mirror: “I am very pleased with my contract that will continue here this year and the year after. “I can’t tell you what the future will bring, I’m excited about the future, but I don’t know what’s going to happen.”

Ozil’s troubled spell continued after Emery had left when in December he went completely missing in the 3-0 defeat to Manchester City and angrily kicked his gloves as he walked from the pitch.

Ozil insists things are different under Arteta, who lifted two FA Cups as a player at Arsenal and served as captain from 2014 until his retirement in 2016.

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Ozil added: “I had a hard time, especially with the previous coach Unai Emery, but now everything has changed, and I am very happy with everything. I play regularly and everything goes well.

“Arteta, as I said in my previous interviews, it was surprising to many people that he adopted the club in such a short time. He’s doing a good job. He’s hungry for success.

“Everything about him is positive. Arteta’s story is a bit different because I don’t remember when she quit football, but it hasn’t been over that long. In this way, players can understand more easily.”

Source: Football 365

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