Europa League: Chelsea and Arsenal handed relatively easy groups

Arsenal boss Unai Emery

The Gers take on Celtic in the first Old Firm derby of the season later today, and they head into the game having received a monumental boost on Thursday evening. "This is my message for the team, for the squad and for every player". "I play like that because I think it's the best way for us to win".

Emery picked up his maiden victory with a 3-1 home success over West Ham last weekend but addressing the alarming away form is one of the major challenges the Spaniard faces.

"[Ozil] has been training normally with the group in every session this week", the coach told a pre-match news conference.

"It's just a case of us sticking to it, becoming more comfortable, doing the things the manager wants us to do, and I am sure we will get stronger and stronger as the season goes on".

"We started the match well but then we lost the control for moments in the game".

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Emery didn't say whether Ozil will start, though, with the German's role in the team under some scrutiny after he was substituted midway through the second half against Chelsea two weeks ago. "I've played against this style in Spain, in France, in Russian Federation". "It's different for him, but he made the decision and we respect it, and we want to help him to stay with us in the best possible way". People have this assumption of us because of our approach previous year.

Both Chelsea and Arsenal will have great incentive to win the Europa League, as the tournament's champion is guaranteed a spot in next year's Champions League.

Also Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is out for three months with a knee injury while Aaron Gunnarsson is also making progress on a knee injury and could be back after the worldwide break.

Mesut Ozil is expected to return for the visitors after missing the clash at the London Stadium through illness.

Laurent Koscielny, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Sead Kolasinac will miss out with long-term injuries for the Gunners.

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