Mesut Ozil pens new deal with Arsenal
- Author: Myrtle Hill Feb 05, 2018,
Feb 05, 2018, 5:24
Defensive mistakes were laid bare in Tuesday's 1-3 loss at Swansea as they have been on numerous occasions this season.
But Aubameyang is struggling to be fit as he recovers from illness.
Wenger said on Friday morning: 'He (Aubameyang) started (training) yesterday but wasn't completely well.
Since his arrival in the Premier League, no player has created more goal-scoring chances than Arsenal's number 11 and the arrivals of creative players such as Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang can only enhance the German's game. He is a team player'.
New Arsenal signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could make his debut on Saturday, when the Gunners play host to Everton in Week 26 of the 2017-18 Premier League season. Will I do it? Perhaps I didn't pick the best way, but everyone knows that Auba is insane - and yeah, I'm a insane guy, hahahaha!
Wenger said: 'Many predicted he wouldn't commit and not sign. "We're delighted to announce that Mesut Ozil has signed a new long-term contract with us", the London football giants Arsenal said on Thursday.More news: China denies spying on African Union, calls French report 'preposterous'
"He has committed his future to the club in a period where we are in a trick position on that front, in qualifying for the Champions League". We expect him to take responsibility to lead the club to success'.
Considering the hype around the Gabon global and his dissatisfaction in Germany, it is freakish that Arsenal had seeming exclusivity over him.
Asked if he regretted not signing a defender, the Frenchman conceded: "Yes, because our defensive numbers are not good enough".
"On top of that we have to pay a transfer [fee]".
"That's why I think every match until the end of the season is an important match for us because it is not just about the points and finishing in the top four, which is important".
"First of all, when we let a player go we have to buy somebody of the same calibre".
'It is a lack of focus in vital moments.