Arsenal boss Unai Emery can’t handle big name players like Mesut Ozil, says Michel Salgado

first_imgAdvertisement MORE: Phil Neville hails Liverpool’s Andrew Robertson as the best left-back in EuropeMORE: Matteo Guendouzi and Alex Iwobi duck down so Arsenal fans can watch penalty against Manchester United Arsenal boss Unai Emery can’t handle big name players like Mesut Ozil, says Michel Salgado Ozil and Emery work in training (Picture: Getty Images)‘He needs a squad with team-work players, players that he can shape, that he can develop, that he can get into his system.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Then if he’s got depth in his squad and the right players to work for him during the season and they follow him and are ready for it, then he can get results like he did in Sevilla, winning three Europa Leagues back-to-back because the players were ready for him.‘They were great players, but no big egos, no big names. I think he needs to learn how to deal with egos. He’s still learning.‘I know in PSG it was difficult for him because those were really big egos.’ Míchel Salgado won 53 caps for Spain (Picture: Getty Images)43-year-old Salgado singled out Mesut Ozil as a player Emery may struggle with at Arsenal, but highlights the importance of getting the best out of the German.‘I think, here, the squad is quite big for him. Ozil can be the only one who is a special player because he’s a talented player.More: FootballChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘It’s the job to try to get him into the system because he will need him.‘A team like Arsenal needs sometimes a different player, a talented player, that’s Ozil for sure.’Ozil started in the victory over United at the Emirates, but it was only his 15th start of the season in the Premier League.He then got in the Arsenal fans’ good books by trolling Jesse Lingard after the match for his ‘dancefloor celebrations when scoring at the Emirates earlier this season.Dancefloor huh!? 🤨🤫😉 Superb performance! 💣 Brilliant result! 💥 Thank you Emirates Stadium! 👏🏼 Proud to be a Gunner! ❤❤ #YaGunnersYa #M1Ö #WeAreTheArsenal @Arsenal— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) March 10, 2019 Comment Phil HaighMonday 11 Mar 2019 10:06 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link133Shares Unai Emery has not got the best out of Mesut Ozil this season (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal boss Unai Emery ‘cannot handle big egos’ according to former Real Madrid player Michael Salgado.The Gunners moved back into the top four on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Manchester United and are now just one point behind Tottenham in third.Rio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starSalgado described Emery as a ‘special’ manager, but believes he still has a lot to learn if he is to succeed at the top level.‘He’s a special manager like [Rafa] Benitez,’ the Spaniard told Malaysian network Stadium. ‘He needs a squad with no big names, with no big egos. He cannot handle big egos.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisementlast_img read more