Granit Xhaka was named club captain after a secret vote was carried out on the finish of September.
The Gunners have been with out a everlasting captain because the departure of Laurent Koscielny and the club misplaced skilled members equivalent to Aaron Ramsey, Nacho Monreal and Petr Cech final summer time.
Emery averted naming a brand new captain all through pre-season and as a substitute insisted on holding a secret poll that will put ahead a brand new skipper and a ‘leadership group’ behind him.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Hector Bellerin and Ozil had been named because the 4 supporters of Xhaka following the vote however the inclusion of the German has raised suspicion in the squad, in line with the Sun.
Emery made the bulletins to the squad however didn’t reveal the precise particulars of the poll outcomes, as a substitute preferring to checklist the qualities which can be wanted to captain the club.
And it’s claimed that the squad are sceptical that Ozil was truly profitable in the vote.
The German is the one remaining member of final season’s ‘leadership group’ and most of the gamers really feel Emery stored Ozil a part of this season’s to make life simpler for himself.
Ozil has barely featured for the Gunners this time period and was ignored of their squad to face Manchester United on Monday night time.
The attacking midfielder is a quiet member of the squad and never regarded as a senior member, regardless of his pedigree.
It was made clear that Ozil is the fifth captain and he’s not anticipated to put on the armband aside from matches in the Europa League.
The playmaker is anticipated to return to the matchday squad for Thursday’s conflict in opposition to Standard Liege.