Arsenal FC won 4-1 against Rapid Vienna on Thursday night. Such successes can currently only be reserved for Gunners in the Europa League. There was no victory in the Premier League for three games. Mikel Arteta’s team is only in 14th place.
But maybe the fans can give the club a new boost. In England, fans are re-admitted to stadiums from December 2. There were 2,000 fans at the stadium against Rapid. (Website: Europa League schedule and results)
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The viewer wants Özil back
The return of fans is essential to football. But Mikel Arteta also directly felt how fans could influence the public debate. Because the trailer had a sign that said “Bring Mesut Back!”
The Spanish coach has not nominated Mesut Özil for the Premier League or the Euroleague. Officially for sports reasons. However, due to the sports slowdown, this decision was apparently met with dissatisfaction among fans.
Because, in his opinion, the fan is not alone. Arsenal legend David Seaman also took the floor.
Sailor: “In my opinion a waste”
“I’m surprised Arteta decided not to nominate Mesut Özil because he is a high-quality player,” said longtime goalkeeper Gunners. Podcast for target men.
The sailor does not want to believe Arteta’s reasoning: “I have the impression that something is happening personally between the two of them, because leaving him behind the money he earns is a big statement and in my opinion a loss.”
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Arsenal could make very good use of a player like Ozil. “We are calling on such a player. So why not build your team around Özil instead of nominating him and letting him go. “
On Sunday the Gunners will head to the North London Derby in Tottenham. There is an urgent need to score points against the form of the strong Spurs. Otherwise, the air for Arteta will become thinner.