“With the players and the squad I have, it is my job to manage it as good as possible and take the maximum performance out of them and have a stable team, emotionally and in terms of performance as well,” Arteta said.
“Whoever is here, get the best out of him and the contribution that this player can make to the team.”
In an interview this summer, Ozil insisted he would see out the remainder of his contract at the Emirates.
“My position is clear,” Ozil told The Athletic.
“I’m here through to the last day of our agreement and I’ll give everything I have for this club.