Arsenal boss Emery delighted with progress these 2 young players

Suarez has mainly been seen on the training ground for Arsenal

Suarez has mainly been seen on the training ground for Arsenal

Arsenal manager Unai Emery believes that Mesut Özil is ready to feature in the club's push for Champions League qualification following his season spent on the fringes of the first-team in north London.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is "very happy" with how Mesut Ozil has responded to his demand for the German playmaker to become more consistent.

Asked to explain to his previous reluctance to start Ozil away from home, Emery noted: "Sometimes it's because we need something different". In the past the club have done great work in watching players, finding and signing young players and developing our players in the academy.

He said: 'Yes, he is working well and helping us I am very happy with him.

"Now he's OK, training every day and he can play in different systems".

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But he claims Ozil, who has struggled with back and knee injuries this season as well as illness, has now learned to play in more than one role.

"4-2-3-1 is maybe the best position for him, but also sometimes 4-3-1-2 where he is playing like a team player, and also 3-4-1-2", Emery added.

"I think the team has a good atmosphere, good spirit with each player helping us with their qualities and good behaviour".

A win or a draw for Arsenal on Sunday will take them up to third in the standings above rivals Tottenham Hotspur with six more games to play.

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