Ozil has been exiled on the Emirates (Image: Getty Photos)
The blame for Mesut Ozil’s exile at Arsenal lies with the participant himself and never supervisor Mikel Arteta, says Gunners legend Lauren.
The playmaker final featured for the group again in March and has now been excluded from Arteta’s Europa League and Premier League squads.
Ozil hit again at his newest snub by accusing the membership of missing ‘loyalty and allegiance’ to him.
Arteta has taken full duty for Ozil’s omission (Image: Getty Photos)
Earlier this 12 months, the 32-year-old was one of many Gunners gamers to have rejected a pay minimize throughout the Covid-19 shutdown. Nevertheless, Arteta insisted that Ozil opting to not take successful on his mammoth £350,000-a-week wages just isn’t the rationale he has not featured.
The World Cup winner was additionally frozen out for a time underneath earlier boss Unai Emery – and Invincible Lauren believes that the midfielder is accountable for his continued exclusion and never his managers or the membership.
‘Ozil is a prime participant, it’s unhappy to see a prime participant not being concerned in a group like Arsenal,’ Lauren informed Sky Sports activities.
‘All of us who comply with Arsenal wish to see the most effective gamers however this example has not come from now. I imagine it’s the similar with [Unai] Emery and Arteta.
‘Arteta would like to have the most effective gamers within the squad. If Ozil just isn’t there it’s a consequence of many points.
‘Initially, it’s the fault of the participant. I imagine if in case you have the standard, in case you are a prime participant, in case you are not concerned week in week out I imagine that’s your individual fault.
‘Clearly the entire membership must attempt to do their greatest so as to make the participant completely satisfied and be within the squad and be within the group and play each weekend.
‘However the truth that with Emery and now with Arteta he hasn’t been constant it isn’t the supervisor. I imagine it’s extra the participant than the supervisor or the membership.
‘That is what I imagine as a result of if in case you have the standard, in case you are a prime participant and you’re 100 per cent dedicated within the group they are going to play you, they received’t have another possibility.
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‘If you’re doing the whole lot that you must do as a prime participant it’s tough for a supervisor and a membership to say look you aren’t going to play, you aren’t going to be concerned within the group.
‘In fact it hurts [Ozil]. It hurts [me] as a result of I’d like to see the most effective gamers in my group. I’d like to see the most effective gamers taking part in for Arsenal.
‘They’re the group that I comply with, they’re the group that I like and I want to see the most effective gamers in that squad but when he isn’t there it’s a consequence of so many points that got here from the previous.’
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