Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has revealed what he believes to be secret behind Mesut Ozil’s improvement in form (via Sport Witness).
Mesut Ozil put in one of his performances in an Arsenal shirt during the 3-1 victory over Leicester City on Monday night.
The German was unplayable as he had a hand in all three of Arsenal’s goals and ran the show all night long.
It would be wrong to suggest that this is a regular occurrence for the inconsistent German but Unai Emery has revealed what Arsenal are doing behind the scenes to ensure Ozil is playing well.
“We try to help him, make him regular, with consistency, so that he be the protagonist on the pitch,” Emery told ESPN Brasil. “Try to give him everything he needs off the pitch so he can be restful.
“Truth is that the happier he is, the better he is. I’ll demand from him, because he can take the responsibility, as he did today. He has the capacity to help the team with his quality, because he gives us a plus, as he’s done tonight.
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“We’ll keep insisting on this regularity, in these demands of him, so we can all enjoy together, seeking wins and doing good games.”
It’s an interesting series of quotes from Unai Emery. For years, Arsene Wenger tried to get the best out of Mesut Ozil but for the most part, the German has been largely inconsistent during his time at the Emirates. Let’s hope that Ozil can continue his form from Monday night when the Gunners take on Sporting CP on Thursday. For more information on how to watch that match live, head to our live streaming page.