Mustafi was deemed surplus to necessities by Arsenal this summer season after a calamitous three-year spell in north London, however the 27-year-old refused to depart amid robust curiosity from Serie A giants Juventus and Roma.
Though the Germany worldwide is but to make a single look within the Premier League this season, he has impressed in Arsenal’s cup competitions.
Mustafi performed each minute as Arsenal beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-Zero within the Europa League earlier than Unai Emery handed him one other begin at dwelling to Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night time.
He was comparatively untested alongside the returning Rob Holding in central defence because the Gunners put 5 targets previous Forest with out conceding to attain the fourth spherical of the Carabao Cup.
Clearly excessive on confidence after his current performances, Mustafi was fast to remind followers of his value as he instantly responded to Arsenal supporter @Adewuyi_shola on Twitter.
‘I hate to say this however Shkodran Mustafi has performed 2 video games and stored 2 clean sheet,’ @Adewuyi_shola mentioned.
Mustafi replied ‘Sorry for keeping the 2 clean sheets’ with an emoji suggesting he was lower than impressed with the preliminary tweet.
Sorry for keeping the two clean sheets 😑
— Shkodran Mustafi (@MustafiOfficial) September 25, 2019
Earlier this month, Mustafi claimed Emery has promised him he might be ‘treated like any other player’ regardless of being advised in any other case in the summertime.
‘My dad talked to the club. I am a player of Arsenal and have another two years of contract,’ he mentioned.
‘I used to be by no means the one who begins a struggle when one thing doesn’t work out.
‘If something turns out, I’m open to taking the subsequent step. If not, then I’ll proceed my soccer.
‘The coach told me that he sees me the same way as any player in the team. That’s why I performed in the present day.
‘I don’t want to say that this isn’t a problem. I’ve a spouse and two youngsters and that has to be sanctioned.
‘If at some point a club from Germany has interest and it fits, I’m open for it.’