Shkodran Mustafi reveals what Unai Emery told him in showdown talks over Arsenal future

first_img Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 20 Sep 2019 8:42 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.6kShares Shkodran Mustafi helped Arsenal keep a rare clean sheet against Eintracht Frankfurt (Picture: Getty)Shkodran Mustafi insists Unai Emery has promised him he will be ‘treated like any other player’ despite having been told he was surplus to requirements earlier this summer.The Germany international was scapegoated for his role in Arsenal’s failure to secure Champions League qualification last season after a comically inept performance against Crystal Palace, during which he was at fault for all three goals in a damaging 3-2 defeat.Mustafi made his first appearance of the season during last night’s convincing 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League, as a makeshift back four helped record a rare clean sheet away from home.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe summer arrival of David Luiz has contributed to Mustafi falling further down Emery’s pecking order, but the World Cup winner insists he remains committed to the Arsenal cause, even if his current predicament is far from ideal.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea 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 CityMustafi said: ‘My dad talked to the club. I am a player of Arsenal and have another two years of contract.‘I was never the one who starts a war when something does not work out.‘If something turns out, I’m open to taking the next step. If not, then I will continue my football.‘The coach told me that he sees me the same way as any player in the team. That’s why I played today.‘I do not want to say that this is not an issue. I have a wife and two children and that has to be sanctioned.‘If at some point a club from Germany has interest and it fits, I’m open for it.’Should Mustafi keep his place against Aston Villa?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenalcenter_img Advertisement Shkodran Mustafi reveals what Unai Emery told him in showdown talks over Arsenal futurelast_img

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