Mesut Ozil 'can do more' for Arsenal, says Unai Emery

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Unai Emery has refused to guarantee Alexandre Lacazette will retain his place alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ahead of Arsenal's match at Newcastle on Saturday.

The Gunners' first game after the worldwide break is against Newcastle United, and Emery feels it's an opportunity for Ozil and many others to get a fresh start.

The former Germany worldwide missed Arsenal's 3-1 Premier League win over London rivals West Ham United last month but returned to the team for the 3-2 victory over Cardiff City.

Here for me it isn't for a lot of the time speaking about what people are telling us.

'The reason is that I am very happy with the last two victories in the Premier League and also with the performances and I want to push every player to be okay to help the team if for one minute, 30 minutes or half time or 90 minutes'.

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Yet, despite being handed a hugely lucrative new contract until 2021 in January, he has also struggled to make an impact since Emery took over at Arsenal in June.

Ozil's retirement from global football came after he made claims of racism from the German football association.

Torreira picked up a minor calf issue while away with Uruguay last week but he's trained fully since returning to Arsenal and is available for selection so I wouldn't be surprised to see him start against Newcastle this weekend.

Chief executive Ivan Gazidis' future looks less certain, though, with AC Milan having re-opened negotiations with him.

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