The Gunners boss has held discussions with the FRG international however admits he is still confused by the midfielder’s poor performances currently
Arsene Wenger has called on Mesut Ozil to begin rating goals once more and believes his German playmaker is presently lacking confidence.
The 28-year-old has gone off the boil in recent weeks and was largely anonymous in Arsenal’s 2-0 finish over Hull on Saturday, with some reports suggesting his manager is ready to drop him to the bench for the Champions League match with Bayern Munich on weekday.
Speaking to the media post-match, Wenger acknowledged Ozil currently isn’t taking part in to his full potential.
“It’s time for him to score again,” Wenger said once Alexis Andres Martinez reticular each goals in a 2-0 convince Hull.
“Maybe he will realize confidence back as well, because he misses possibilities. He has possibilities and he misses the chances that do not look not possible for him.
“I felt he did not feel confident (against Hull). It’s always a haul as a result of you think that he will deliver one thing special however it’s true that technically he uncomprehensible things that he’s not wont to.”
Wenger admits he is dumbfounded by Ozil’s poor performances however says he has talked to him concerning the case.
“I don’t apprehend – it will happen,” he said. “I don’t apprehend any specific reason. I had a chat with him (on Friday).”
Having lost two of their previous 3 matches, Wenger knows the pressure can solely increase if his aspect ar defeated by Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern in mid-week however the French person insists he is trying forward to the sport.
“You have to enjoy soccer,” Wenger added.
“At the end of the day you’ve got to stay that yet. It’s true that it’s not always simple however it is important that you simply feel happy. So what we tend to need is to try to to well and qualify against Bayern Munich.”