Emery urges Ozil to offer more to the team

Tanya Simon
August 19, 2018

After the 0-2 loss at home to Manchester City in the opening weekend of the 2018/2019 Premier League season, Iwobi wasn't exactly the change Arsenal fans were expecting in their starting XI at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in a pulsating London Premier League derby on Saturday with defender Marcos Alonso scoring an 81st-minute victor after the Gunners had fought back from an early 2-0 deficit.

Alex Iwobi made it 2-2 four minutes later as Arsenal exploited Chelsea's vulnerability on the flanks.

Lucas Moura curled home his first Premier League goal to give Spurs the lead, but Aleksandar Mitrovic deservedly headed Fulham level early in the second half.

Emery has not managed to earn a point in his first two games in charge of Arsenal, who have faced a hard slate to open the campaign with last weekend's 2-0 home loss to Manchester City.

Kane was fully aware of his August woes - he made reference to it in a Twitter post last season after scoring in his first game in September - and the England worldwide failed to score in the 2-1 win at Newcastle last week in Tottenham's opening game. We were unable to cover the lost balls and press like a team, so we were really in trouble, but I think the players were really very good because at 2-2 it was not easy with Arsenal. This is always the way, but it is clear that defensively we suffered three goals but also we had chances to do more goals. I want that from every player. I think one of the most important clubs in Europe can not sell an important player without the possibility of buying a player on the same level.

Jahanbakhsh looking forward to home debut against Manchester United
There is no doubting that Pogba is a world-class player on his day and if United do stage a title challenge this season, they'll need their star midfielder on top form.

After featuring off the bench in the season-opening 3-0 win at Huddersfield Town, Hazard is expected to be considered for a start in Saturday's visit from Arsenal.

"I think we need to give the players calm and to continue working", he said.

Paying up to $65 million for a 21-year-old Brazilian with one inconsistent season in the Premier League behind him seemed a gamble by Everton.

Chelsea: The Blues will go with the 4-3-3 that could prove to be Sarri's default formation.

"When I first met him, he had this aura that he knew exactly what he wants to do, what he wants to be working on, what are his priorities and he was very detailed", the Germany worldwide said.

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