Arsenal legend heaps praise on Ozil and Auabameyang after Rennes victory

first_img Unai Emery has revitalised Ozil and Aubameyang according to Smith Alan Smith heaped praise on Arsenal manager Unai Emery for the development of Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.The Gunners made it six English clubs in the quarter-finals of European competition as they overturned a first-leg deficit to beat Rennes in their Europa League clash. Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ REPLY MOST READ IN FOOTBALL 3 tense Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Conversely, Mesut Ozil has struggled at times in the past year.After an early World Cup exit with Germany, the midfielder then retired from international duty after receiving abuse.At club level, his relationship with the new Gunners boss has seemed strained at times and the 30-year-old has been dropped completely from the squad.But now, Smith believes Emery’s methods are finally getting across to Ozil. Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion latest 3 “Slowly but surely, Unai Emery is getting his methods across,” he added.“The players are buying into that, Mesut Ozil looks a different player now without the ball.“Without the ball he’s not switching off, he’s putting in a shift for the team.” Smith scored 86 goals in 264 games for the Gunners center_img The Arsenal duo celebrate after the Rennes victory “He’s one of those strikers that’s always in that position in the box and the six yard box as he was last night to tap home.“He’s got a nose for goal.“He’s enjoying life in London it looks like he’s developed a really good friendship with Alexandre Lacazette – both on and off the pitch.“He looks a happy player, and a happy player is normally a good one, a successful one.” Having lost 3-1 in north-west France last week, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a brace and Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored just his second Arsenal goal to secure a 3-0 victory on Thursday.The Gabon international, who produced a crazy ‘Black Panther’ celebration at the Emirates, has now scored 22 goals in all competitions this season.Blessed with predatory instincts and blistering pace, former Arsenal striker Smith believes Aubameyang is showcasing his talents and enjoying his football under Emery.He revealed on talkSPORT 2: “It’s quite surprising really that he hadn’t come to England before now, we’ve known all about his poaching ability, his ability to rack up the goals in seasons and he is doing it once again. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 gameday cracker huge blow whoops Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury SORRY revealed Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? 3 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *