Bournemouth too ‘demanding’ for dropped Mesut Özil, says Unai Emery

• Arsenal manager left German on bench at Bournemouth
• Question marks over midfielder’s future at the Emirates

Unai Emery has fuelled suggestions that he maintains a difficult relationship with Mesut Özil after dropping him for Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Bournemouth and afterwards claiming he did so because he did not believe the player could cope with the physically demanding nature of coming up against Eddie Howe’s men.

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Source: theguardian