Unai Emery wants to offload Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in summer transfers

first_img Comment Ozil is Arsenal’s top earner (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery is eager to offload Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan this summer along with three other Arsenal stars, reports say.The Arsenal boss is finalising his summer transfer plans and believes several of his first-team regulars are not good enough.Ozil has faced criticism this season for his lack of consistency, while his fellow German Shkodran Mustafi is also up for sale.The Sun claim Arsenal is searching for buyers for five of their players this summer, with Ozil, Mkhitaryan, Mustafi, Mohamed Elneny and Carl Jenkinson all facing the axe.ADVERTISEMENT Coral BarryWednesday 8 May 2019 4:56 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.5kShares Emery is ready to offload Mustafi (Picture: Getty)Arsenal play their final game of the Premier League season this Sunday away at Burnley, but can still qualify for the Champions League through the Europa League.An away trip at Valencia stands between Arsenal and a spot in the Europa League final and the chance to snatch a spot in next season’s Champions League as winners.MORE: Francis Coquelin takes subtle dig at Arsenal ahead of Europa League semi final against Valencia Mkhitaryan is also facing the axe (Picture: Getty)Ozil and Mkhitaryan are on big wages at the Emirates and Emery wants to free up money to spend on new additions.AdvertisementAdvertisementMkhitaryan reportedly earns £180,000-a-week, while Ozil is the club’s highest earner with a contract worth around £350,000-a-week.Centre-back Mustafi has been the subject of intense criticism from Arsenal fans this season, having made several high profile mistakes in defence. Unai Emery wants to offload Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in summer transfers Emery wants to free up money from the wage bill (Picture: Getty)Without Champions League football, there will be little money available to Emery this summer and the head coach will look to raise transfer funds from sales.Mustafi has struggled to settle in at Arsenal since his move from La Liga three years ago and Arsenal are in desperate need of a reliable centre-back.Midfielder Elneny and right-back Jenkinson have been on the fringes of the first-team this season and Emery is prepared to offload the pair. Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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