Arsenal News Summary: Message to Emery, Battle For Serie A Star, Man Utd Star on Radar

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Ozil Confirms: manager has full support of all the players

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has insisted that the Gunners boss Unai Emery has the full support of all the players following their win over Newcastle United.

German international playmaker has managed to get his name on the scoresheet as the Norht London club beat Newcastle 2-1 at St James’ Park in their fifth game of the league campaign.

Former Sevilla and PSG manager was under some pressure after losing his opening two Premier League games, however, the Gunners have now hit some form and won three consecutive games against Cardiff City,  West Ham and Newcastle.

The ex-PSG boss wants his side to play in a certain style and Ozil revealed that he and the rest of the team support Emery’s ideas.

He said: “I’m very happy to play for Arsenal, especially with the new coach. He knows what he wants and the team accepts that.

“All the team supports him, we have a good relationship with him and you can see we are one team. We want to reach our goals and we are happy now.”

Arsenal Interested In Signing of 13-Goals Ligue 1 Forward

Lille striker Nicolas Pepe is reportedly attracting interest from both Premier League giants Man United and Arsenal.

According to French outlet Telefoot, as cited on Calciomercato, both English clubs are keeping close tabs on the African forward,.

Pepe was strongly linked with a move to the English top-tier throughout the summer, however, he stayed in France.

It was expected that Lille may struggle to keep hold of the player who has found back of the net 13 times across all competitions last campaign.

There has previously been interesting in Europe, with Real Betis, Sevilla and Lyon all linked with the player.

Another Premier League club Southampton had been rumoured with a move for the talented midfielder during the summer and some reports suggested that the Saints had a bid turned down by Lille.

The Saints were offering around €14 million for the 21-year-old, but Lille were demanding closer to €30 million in order to finalise the transfer, which may be an indicator of how much both Arsenal and Man Utd will have to spend.

Unai Emery Plans Shock Move For Man Utd £30m Star

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly emerged as potential suitors for Man Utd centre-back Erick Bailly.

The former Villareal defender has fallen down the pecking order at Man Utd following last month’s loss to Brighton & Hove Albion, being left out of the starting XI in each of the Reds last three games.

The Mirror claimed that the Ivory Coast international is now ready to depart the club in January in search of more regular first-team football, sparking interest from some top-six rivals.

Arsenal and Tottenham are thought to be monitoring the situation and could make move for Man Ud star if he fail to regain his place in the side before the transfer window reopens this winter.

The 24-year-old has joined the Red Devils for £30m in 2016, however, he has made only 37 Premier League starts for the Reds during the last campaign.

Meanwhile, Man Utd and Arsenal could also agree on a deal for Anthony Martial who has been unhappy with his playing time at Old Trafford.