Ian Wright ‘uncomfortable’ with the way Unai Emery has managed Mesut Ozil

first_imgAdvertisement Ian Wright criticises Unai Emery’s treatment of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil Comment Advertisementcenter_img Mesut Ozil finally appears to have won the confidence of Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)Ian Wright admits he has been left feeling ‘uncomfortable’ by Unai Emery’s management of Mesut Ozil this season.The former Real Madrid playmaker is likely to start his first Premier League match since Boxing Day as Arsenal look to reclaim third place by avoiding defeat at Everton on Sunday.Ozil has been left out of high-profile matches this season for tactical reasons, while Emery has also been frustrated by a perceived lack of application in training and regular bouts of illness.The 30-year-old appears finally to have won the full confidence of Arsene Wenger’s successor, although club legend Wright feels the whole situation should have been handled better.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: 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 City‘The way he was being treated by Unai Emery – there was too much negativity around him,’ said Wright.‘He was trying, he does what he does and that’s how he plays. To leave him out completely and say the things he’s saying about tactically and his physicality I found that very uncomfortable‘I don’t think Mesut’s learned any lessons he will continue to play how he plays.Sorry, this video isn’t available any more.‘If you look at his stats he runs back as much as anyone else he does his fair share of that kind of stuff‘The way he plays he’s too good to not be involved at all. Whatever people are saying about that he doesn’t do it against the top six‘I’m not interested because against teams like Newcastle and the rest he will do it and that’s where you’re going to pick points up.’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 Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 6 Apr 2019 4:47 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy linklast_img read more