mertes4cker: Pre- Watford press conference / 12.10.17: …


Pre- Watford press conference / 12.10.17:

  • Wenger: “I haven’t seen everybody. Sanchez comes back tomorrow. Kolasinac (hip) will be assessed. Mustafi out 4-6 weeks.”

  • Wenger on Ozil contract talks: “At the moment no, we are not close enough to announce anything.” 
  • Wenger says it remains possible Sanchez and Ozil could leave in January. No possible outcome ruled out.

  • Wenger on Sanchez & Ozil: “Both players look happy here… at the moment, we are not close to announcing anything.“ 

  • Wenger on Overmars returning: “We have been in touch, but not at the moment no.”

  • Ozil and Welbeck back in the squad to face Watford.

  • Wenger says Koscielny has a “final test tomorrow – at the moment he is not available. Trained on his own, signs positive so he has a test.”

  • Wenger on possible Christmas Eve fixture: “Personally, I think not any game should be played after 2pm [on 24 December].” 

  • The boss on @JackWilshere: Jack is in the best form I’ve seen him in for a long time”

  • On Calum Chambers signing a 2 year deal: “He is going towards his best years now.” / “I believe it’s important we keep our young centre-backs, they blossom at 24 so it’s important to keep them in that period.”

via @JamesOlley / @Arsenal / @Arseblog