Arsenal boss wants more from Ozil

English Premier League

Ozil, 29, has endured a difficult start to the new season with the recent national team debacle that saw him declared his unavailability for Germany.

And his recent absence from the Gunners starting XI brought about questions over his relationship with Emery - who's tactical style demands more physical efforts from the former Real Madrid midfielder.

However, the Spaniard denied claims that Ozil may seek to leave the Emirates but rather focused on what he demands from the fan-favourite.

"I want to find with him the possibility to do the best, to make decisive passes, to do more near and in the box to score," the manager said ahead of their trip to Newcastle United.

"He is working for the team to help us with his quality. But he is feeling like I am feeling. He can improve, he can do more.

"We will work, we will help him, give him the possibility on the pitch to be together, to find his qualities for us.

"He had a relaxing three days off at the weekend. Mesut works very well here. I look at him with the focus totally here.

"I have a very good relationship with Mesut and professionally I push him for improvements to give us the best in his qualities and performances."